R E Woolwine

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R E Woolwine - Allen Youth Faces Charge of Murder m True Bill...
Allen Youth Faces Charge of Murder m True Bill - the-'TJeath of Woodrow Harrell Virginia. Stuart, Va. Sept. 4.--A true bill indictment was returned yesterday by the Patrick county circuit court grand^ jury against Claude Allen, aged I«L, of this county, a kinsman the -Aliens of Carroll, who is charged with snooting and killing Woodrow Harrell, also aged 15, while he wa§ engaged in squirrel hunting last Saturday near the Carroll county line. Three witnesses appeared before the grand Jury, the county coroner and two deputy sheriffs. The case, according to "Commonwealth's attorney, E. E. Woolwine, will not be before the December term of court. According to Woolwine, who has made a preliminary investigation, iio motive for the alleged shooting has Teen established. A p'atch on the sole of a shoe %vas an important factor in bringing about the arrest of the mountain boy, who was a neighbor of the young victim found wifti part of -a load of gunshot hi the of the face. Not only "was an. empty shelldfound near.where thfe boy was found to dying but there -were footsteps in soft drrt, thfese revealing a curiously shaped patch on the sqle of This, according to Woolwine, enabled the searchers to follow a trail to Allen home.

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  1. Statesville Record And Landmark,
  2. 05 Sep 1929, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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