Annals of Crime #36


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Mississippi -- Elmer Kimbell of Glendora, Miss., being held for the shotgun slaying of Negro service station attendant Clinton Melton on December 3rd, has refused to say "whether I did any shooting or not." Authorities say he earlier claimed to have shot in self defense. Kimbell was wounded himself but a witness says Melton was not armed at the time of the shooting. (1955)

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