Clipped From Corsicana Daily Sun

sallyharville44 Member Photo

Clipped by sallyharville44

JURY COMPLETED AND isle IN MURDER TU FORMER CITY DETECTIVE IS BEING TRIED CONNECTION FATAL SHOOTING "•ij Six state witnesses testified Tuesday morning in the trial of A, R. Tickle, former city detective, detective, on a murder indictment In connection with the fatal shoot- ins 1 of Nolle Cook, ex-convict, In East Corsicana, on the night of April 24, this year. The Jury waa completed Tuesday morning. The defendant entered a plea of not guilty when arraigned on the indictment. indictment. The state testimony morning brought out that ceased said the former shot him, but none of them testified testified as seeing Tickle In the vicinity vicinity of the shooting. , A. A, Richardson. uncle of Cook, testified the deceased left home between 7 and 7:30 o'clock, on the night of the slaying. He said Cook had been Jiving at the home of his mother, since his (Nolie's) return, March 10, 1937, from the state penitentiary at Huntsvllle. He said Cook was at Huntsville 12 or 13 months. Richardson Richardson said Nolle generally walked walked on the Burlington and Rook Island tracks going to and com* Ing from town. He testified Coqk was wearing a lumber jacket, dark trousers and straw hat when he left home the night of the shooting. Cross Kt ami nut I on. Under cross-examination, Richardson Richardson eald Nolle worked some times but admitted that he never knew him to have a regular job and that he (Richardson) knew nothing- of the case. He said hi* nephew had worked on a Texas Pipeline Company job, but did not remember when. Richard Stewart, 310 East Tenth avenue, testified he met Cook near a filling station on See TICKLE TRIAL, "page 7

Clipped from
  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 14 Dec 1937, Tue,
  3. Page 1

sallyharville44 Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in