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Water Valley Progress (MS)
Water Valley Progress (MS)
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Description: Boyd Convicted and Given Life Sentence

Date: June 25 1904

Newspaper published in: Water Valley, MS

Source: Mississippi State University Library

Page/Column: Page 4, Column 4

Y. B. Boyd was again convicted in the circuit court at Hazelhurst last Tuesday and given a life sentence in the penitentiary. The case will be appealed to the Supreme Court. Boyd was charged with poisoning his wife in Crystal Springs in 1902. He was tried and convicted and sentenced for life last year but the Supreme Court reversed the case giving him a new trial.

Submitted: 02/02/19

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