corsicana sun jan 15, 1949

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corsicana sun jan 15, 1949 - Tips Fail Locate Alleged Slayer Of Prosecutor...
Tips Fail Locate Alleged Slayer Of Prosecutor FORT WORTH, Jan. I •*• W£>J. TT V^AV J. J.J.) tia,u, JLU \n ; (Two "tips" that Roy Frank God- bey was seen in Fort Worth yes- tcrday were recived by the sher- " iff's office, but the manhunt failed to disclose the whereabouts of the ex-convict charged with the mur-!. der of Earl Pruet, Oklahoma City, lawyer last Tuesday. | The manhunt, meanwhile, waa continued here by Fort Worth po- lice and Tarrant county deputies, i while state highway patrolmen I worked on a report that a man answering Godbey's description ' a drove from a Weatherford, Texas, service station "in a big hurry" about 8 o'clock last night. | 0 f The highway patrol recived a'geles report that the Oklahoma license O f plates on the man s car were gtoi- • d i en about three weeks ago. | The manhunt spread over the, entire Southwest yesterday. | SO The killing has been described H e as one of vengeance." Pruet was acts a county attorney when he pros-: al ecuted Godbey in 1932 for armed htal | robbery in Jefferson. He was con- vlcted. and given a 35-year sen-j cence - i

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 15 Jan 1949, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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