Clipped From The Amarillo Globe-Times
Tmdiy, DÂ«eÂ«Â«lÂ»f M, SEDITION Officers Check Clothing for Clues to Woman's *' ?** B _M* Â«*TEg A Sett Rjnch pin on Mr.. ikuli .haul VK ..^. ~wi -, .. j .... . , . . . . . _ * By CBAKLU BATEK SUM Writ* Attempt. fa Identify found near the skeleton of Mrs. Elizabeth S. Ferryman occupied Roller County authorities today in their March for UK murderer of the young Lubbock wait- KM. Skeletal remains of lira. Ferryman, 26, were found Sunday In Â· pasture about nine miles northwest of Amarillo. Positive idenlificalion of Mrs. Ferryman, mother of three tniall children, came Monday with a check of dental records. She had several gold teelh, tome fillings and a bridge. A BoyÂ« Rinch pin on Mn. Pcrrymin't drew, found near the skeleton, provided tentative IdenUfleaUan of Ike Â»Â«un, who had been mUsing aince UtÂ« September. Sheriff Paul Galther, bead of UK inveatifatioo here, uid Mrs. Perryman't kiuband, Van, Identified tome clothing that wa found near the rf maim. DeputiH laid Perryman hat been cleared as a suspect in the case as a result of a polygraph eÂ»am Sunday. The eate opened here Ule Sunday morning after L. H. Bernard notified authorities that he had found a human tiull about 225 yard, north of Kanch Road 1061. in a meiquile puture where h* raise* cattle. The clothing and a pair of (hoes were found about 25 yank from Ihe skull. investiga- tioa also turned up a wiglet, a tcarf and a pair of earrings In thÂ« field. The Boyi Ranch Junior Staff pin on the dress prompted deputies to check with the ranch office. A Boys Ranch spokesman lold officers the pins were given lo some of the youngsters there, and some of them had names inscribed on the hack. Another check of the pin fumed up the name of Perry. man, a former Boys Rancher. Sheriff's office spokesmen say they have no suspects, and they have found nothing lo suggest that Mrs. Pcrryraan had been seen alive In Amarillo. Deputies today are awaiting results of pathological tests being conducted here. Initial investigation showed Ihat ihe- woman had been dead stout two or three months, Ballistics tests also are to lie performed on two .32 caliber slugs found at the scene. Both slugs were found on the ground, nboul a foot from where officers believe .Mrs. Prrrvmaii was that. Three bullet hole* were found la the skull. Nat all Ihe clothing found la the pasture, including a man's pair of underwear, has been identified. The victim was first reported missing Sept. 28 when her bus- band, a (axlcab eomvpany em- ploye, went lo pick her up from work at a Toddle House cafe in UiblxKk. The restaurant doori were locked, and no one was In the building when Perryman arrived. Lubbock police reported "no signs of violence" at the cafe, but Ihey found Ihat $96.23 was missing from (he cash register. Mrs. Ferryman's purse and some personal effects were found Inside the cafe. No similar cases are on re- ford at Lubbock. Authorities here say the disappearance and death of Mrs. Perryman have aspects "almost identical" to other incidents which have occurred at Mesquite, Lakeside, Colo., and Salt Lake City. Last riles for ilrs. Perryman will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday In St. Michael's Catholic Church in levelland. Officiating will be Ihe Kev. Lawrence Bobsin, pas- lor, and Ihe Kev. H. H. Jlc- Clellaml, pasior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Aroarillo. Burial will be in the City of Leyelland Cemetery by Price Funeral Home of lami. Mrs. Perryman, a native Lubbock, married Van Perryman in January 19C9. Survivirs In at!dltio:i lo husband Include two Tonelte and Rcginn, and Bobby, all of the family her parents, Mr. and Stiffens of l.cvelland; a cr, Billy Sleffens of three sislcn. Mrs. Irene and Mi's. Dorothy Phillips, of Lubbock, ai'.d Miss Stiffens of Lc'vcllaml; grandmothers, Mrs. Paul aczyk and Mrs, Louise both of Slaton.