Emporia Gazette June 5, 1947
Murder Charges Filed Against Quincy Farmer Eureka, June 5 (/P>—A charge of first degree murder was filed today today against Fred Shaw, 45-year-old Quincy fanner ta the Iaul Tuesday afternoon. Arraigned this morning. Shaw was released trader $5,000 bond pending preliminary hearing June 14. County Attorney George Reynolds stressed to reporters that while the charge is first degree rnurdeí — which carries maximum sentence of death or of life imprisonment on conviction—a Jury can acquit U It finds " justifiable "homicide," or can reduce the charge to any degree of murder or manslaughter li It convicts. convicts.