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Arizona Daily Star
Contributed by Corsby1

Description: Death of a prisoner

Date: March 24 1901

Newspaper published in: Tucson

Source: library

From Deputy Sheriff Howe we learn the following, regarding a shooting affray at Bisbee last Thursday night in which an officer killed an obstreperous prisoner. Deputy Constable Johnson and Deputy Sheriff Foster were taking Frank Juardo to jail, he grabbed a gun from Foster’s belt but before he could use it was instantly killed by a charge of shot from Johnson’s gun. Juardo had been raising a disturbance in the upper part of Brewery Gulch – Prospector.


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