Recapturing the story of the infamous 1933 county triple murder

Jones got in his car and headed down Highway 33 to park his car on a high prominence where he could view the rolling hills. He waited, knowing the men would come that way.

“I had waited what seemed like hours before I saw dark forms stalking cautiously, weapons ready, like the critical scene of a Western drama. But this was real life – and death. At any moment, I expected to hear the bark of guns,” Jones said.

Meanwhile, Gilchrist closed in on the bushes where they believed the murderers would be hiding.



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