Confess Murder After 16 Years.

November 26, 1904


A middle aged man confesses to a murder after sixteen years stating that “he and three other boys were the slayers.”


Bakersfield, Cal., Nov. 22- William Crutchfield, a middle -aged man, walked into the county jail and gave himself up, saying that he was implicated in a murder committed in Winston, N. C., 16 years ago, and that he and three other boys were the slayers.
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