Bates murder trial

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Bates murder trial - Locked Up For Two Night. Juror Will Be Called...
Locked Up For Two Night. Juror Will Be Called Into the Court Room Thla Morning. x To all Intents and purpose th Jury trying the George Bates homicide case (is been unable to reach a verdict The jury was looked up late Saturday Saturday night and under th surveillance of D. H. Webb, th special offloer. was kept In charge all day yesterday ana again locked up last night The jurors were given plenty of air yesterday, being taken out for a long walk and attending the men's meeting at the T. M. C. A. in a ooay. Tne issues before this jury are somewhat unique for not only is the state aek Ing a verdict against two men but the co-defendants co-defendants co-defendants in the case each has endeavored to place the rullt of Bates murder on the shoulders of the other, While, according to the judge's charge, tt la possible for the Jury -to -to find both men guli'.y. aucn a varaici, in the opinion of a local attorney, who heard the case tried. Is hardly ex pected. Both defendants, Andy Bates and John Killlan. are at liberty on bond and they will be n th court room at 1:10 O'cioc mis morning, with their attorneys, when the Jury will be called to ascertain whether a verdict will have Oeen reached.

Clipped from Asheville Citizen-Times09 Oct 1916, MonPage 12

Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville, North Carolina)09 Oct 1916, MonPage 12
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