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The Leadwood Press
The Leadwood Press
Contributed by Gigimo

Description: Grandfather Gets 10 Years.

Date: February 12 1937

Newspaper published in: Leadwood, MO

Page/Column: 1/5

Ten years in the state penitentiary was the sentence given Tom WATKINS, seventy-two year old grandfather, by Judge Taylor SMITH, Wednesday.

WATKINS plead guilty to a charge of rape of his thirteen year old granddaughter who is to become a mother. The sentence was equal to a life sentence on account of his advanced age. His home was in Doe Run.

Submitted: 02/15/19

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