Pair Slain in Budville Holdup Nov. 19, 1967 (page 6) Bud Rice Killed

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Pair Slain in Budville Holdup
Nov. 19, 1967 (page 6)
Bud Rice Killed - partially out of its pack. Hawk- the jump, ins...
partially out of its pack. Hawk- the jump, ins took four pictures on his1 ** Pair Slain In Budville Holdup Try C«*tlm»d tram One ed after an apparent fight about 8 p.m. Officers at Albuquerque. Que- msdo. Gallup, Los Lunas. Grants and Belen were alerted Roadblocks were established. Jim Barber, publisher of The Grants Beacon, rushed to the scene and pieced together from police and witnesses this account account of what happened: When the man, driving a compact car believed tan or brown, was buying the gas he went inside the station to buy cigarettes. Mrs. Brown, a retired schoolteacher schoolteacher who worked at the truck stop and lived with Mr. and Mrs. Rice, waited on the man when he came inside the station. The man complained Mrs Brown had not given him the right change. Rice came in and Mrs. Brown showed him the money that Changed hands. The man pulled out a pistol and told Rice he was going to kill him. “Okay, go ahead," Rice re* plied. The man shot Rice three times He then turned and shot Mrs. Brown once. Mrs. Rice was in the bathroom bathroom and came out when she heard the shots. The gunman then took her back to the bathroom bathroom and tied her, taping her mouth, A woman housekeeper also was in the residence at the time and reportedly witnessed portions of the incident. The man then fled. Barber said Rice was a former former justice of the peace and constable and was an active civil leader His wrecker equipment equipment was described as among the finest in New Mexico. Rice also was among leaders in lighting to avoid bypass of Budville by Interstate 40. The bypass was opened in August. Two Rifles Stolen other 32, ana of opened ! about the last Rush !ground. | control that said. down, Then and it trouble.” Rush U. S. license, Justice DeSanto jury due to fail. In father, mother Peterson said. The who ami State ero, shot Saturday 22-caliber the G. to welfare an Junior

Clipped from Alamogordo Daily News19 Nov 1967, SunPage 6

Alamogordo Daily News (Alamogordo, New Mexico)19 Nov 1967, SunPage 6
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