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 - Ambush Killing In San Jacinto Stirs People of...
Ambush Killing In San Jacinto Stirs People of County Judge Is Petitioned to Convene Special Grand Jury to Investigate the Assassination POINT BLANK, April 7. (AP) - The people of San Jacinto county came down from their hills today with a petition, signed by some 50 some ; tarmers, asking District Judge J. 1. Manry of Livingston to call a special j se«»ion of the grand jury to inyesti- I gate the ambush murder of Amon Copeland, farmer, for whose slaying five farmer* stand charged. The petition along with a letter from County Attorney John Browder outlining the situation here, will be j frrwarded to Judge Manrv, who previously has Indicated he will call j the grand jury into session since the next regular term of court and grarvi jury meeting will not be held until next August Two state ranger*, heie to investigate the killing left today Kahen* Corpus Hearing In the meantime, W M M< Murray of Cold Springs, defense attorney, filed application with Judge Manry tor a habeas corpus bearing for th*- five defendants, J. I>ee 72. his three sons, Leonard. Obie and I^onnie Lee, and Levi Whiteside, who yesterday were denied bail at a cross roads store preliminary hearing conducted by Justice J H. Counts. ^ Judge Manry set hearing on the TI'RN TO PAGE 2, COLUMN 2

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  1. The Waco News-Tribune,
  2. 08 Apr 1933, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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