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 - Death Trial CONTINU PA<3K ONE District Attorney...
Death Trial CONTINU PA<3K ONE District Attorney Will B Br> of Conroe sa Whiteside, trembling, kept his eyes s*av from the other defend- snts ss he revealed the murder of Copeland had be*»n discussed in the Lee home a few- short hour« before Copeland w<** shot to death ss he stood near s negro school. Killing Discussed The box said the men of the farn- ! lly had discussed the killing snd j thst one member of the family had said it would b*» s “good thing" because Copeland was to testify against Lonnie and OL m I<ee and Whitenide at trials for th«* theft oi th* yearling «ahes. “Lonnie, Obi**. Leonard and myself walked down the creek two miles and * ame near the school house W'hit aside said. “Lonnie and Obie had the guns We separated 30 steps from the school and a moment later 1 heard four shots; two iron» s rifle and t * o from a shotgun. It.* n % round Building 1 i ! j **Cof*<Harid ing said I one from a a rifle “ The bov f woods snd some distan that tiiey wi ran around the buiid- heard two more shots, shotgun and one from aid he ran down in the met the l^e brothers e from the school and ideri down the creek two miles tu throw the dogs scent, and went home. "Bara at the Lee hora#/ side «aut., 1 that i against u* Th** bov lnembi" f s «* that nig hi further, bu off the White* the bo,va told Mr 1 wouldn't »wear For he wa» dend.*' i farmer and men j mUy ‘ »at around ‘ ; «rd diat‘u»«ed the cane j he did not hear all they i Mid He gmd he did not æ# who tired tfta nuota mai Iciied Copeta ml i th

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  1. The Waco News-Tribune,
  2. 07 Apr 1933, Fri,
  3. Page 14

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