Ezra Davison

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ver- HOLD YOUNG MAN FOR KILLING AGED PAIR Ezra Davidson Accused of Slaying J. W. Hunt and . Wife of Missouri Springfield, Mo., April 20.-J-Sher-iff Tow Gower, of Buffalo, left the Dallas .county seat at 9 o'clock this morning, enroute to Springfield with Ezra Davidson, charged with the murder' of J. W Hunt 'and wife of Red Top, Mo. The sheriff is' accompanied by several deputies and the trip to Springfield is being mado overland by automobile. The : sheriff and hia men the expected to arrive here about 11 o'clock this morning. Springfield, Mo., April 20. Ezra Davidson, Dallas county farmer, Hunt and his wife near Red -Top Mo., has signed a confession to the crime and is being removed to an adjoining county for safe keeping, according to a long distance mes- sage received from Sheriff Tom Gorry of Buffalo who has the prisoner in custody. . Springfield, Mo., April 20. Ezra rHart ott raaio r9 n.A farmer rn'sidim? near Red Ton. Dal- la- countv. was arrested at 10 o'clock last night charged with the murder of J. W. Hunt and his wffe at their home in Dallas county, .Hunt and his wife were 72 yearg of Pge. Their bodies were found late yesterday afternoon by neighbors,1 who having failed to see them for several days, started an invest!-1 pation. Davidson i8 being held at Buffalo, county seat, of Dalla, . county, and is now being grilled by officers. Hunt and his- wife were beaten with some blunt in strument.' ,

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  1. Independence Daily Reporter,
  2. 20 Apr 1922, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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