Mar. 28, 1962 Galveston, TX
up la 6.05, 6.03 100. Mosle k 1TO Â«/Â· "Â» W 35W 3 7 4 16.71 Nine their parents about a' plan to run away to'Alaska. 1 When'their par- ents found out' where they -went, they had.police.^ntercept them at Jury Chosen Miu-derTnal ' '.LUFKiN,' fex. trict court jury ft 10 men i women was selected for the trial of two teen-and^ boys Â· charfÂ«d with murdering a companion. The youths arc Robert T. Rothrock, Rothrock, -18,. and.Chtriet Edward Kimbail, 16. They are accuNd of shooting . to diath Jackie Ray Marriman', U. Jan. M, IMl-Vtu- riman was shot to death-in the woods hear Lufkln.":/.".'-' The Angelina; County office had acoited Rothrock and Kimbail of killing Marriman because because he..informed on them to Denver. The youths were indicted March 10, 1961. Both have pleaded innocent. innocent. ' . . 'I have conducted a more thorough investigation'of this than 1 have ot any other case in life," Dist. Atty. Hulon Brown said. Â· ' Â· "1 think frankly thafpublic sentiment, sentiment, is that the boys are guilty," Brown said. "I think, however,, that the evidence would prove to the people thai the boys a r e n o t guilty." . Defense attorney, Percy Foreman Foreman of Houston said, "This trial is being held in this community clear the boys' good name."'