Miami Daily News-Record (Miami, Oklahoma) Jan. 30, 1936 pg 6
Couple Get Life Terms for Murder IDABEL, Okla., Jan. 30.—<#>— Mrs. Edna McNew, 31, and Fred •Bowers, 24, charged with murder in the mountainside slaying of Mrs. McNeW's husband were sentenced sentenced to life imprisonment today by District Judge George R. Childers. Childers. Mrs. McNew's 16-year-old daughter daughter Inez and Jack Portlock, 24, were sentenced to five years on pleas of guilty to first degree manslaughter charges. The sentences were recommended recommended by Bascomb Coker, assistant county attorney.