The Leadwood Press
Contributed by Gigimo
Description: Grandfather Gets 10 Years.
Date: February 12 1937
Newspaper published in: Leadwood, MO
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.
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