Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Ken McElroy



In Broad Daylight: A Murder in Skidmore, Missouri, Harry N. MacLean, Dell, 1988

Judgment Day, Bob Lancaster and B.C. Hall, Seaview/Putnam, 1983


"Suspects Are Legion in Slaying of a Missouri 'Town Bully,'" By Jules Loh, The Associated Press, Aug. 1, 1981

"An Outlaw Met His Destiny, and Nobody Saw It Happen," by Joyce Wadler, Washington Post, Sept. 27, 1981

"Ballistics Tests Offer No Conclusive Evidence in Vigilante Case," The Associated Press, Sept. 30, 1981

"Little Chance of Trial in Shooting of 'Town Bully," The Associated Press, Oct. 26, 1981

"Grand Jury Adjourns Without Indictment in 'Bully' Case," by Jerry Nachtigal, The Associated Press, June 17, 1982

"One Year Later, Residents Want to Forget Town Bully," by Mark Peterson, The Associated Press, July 9, 1982

"Bully's Death Unsolved Five Years Later, Despite Dozens of Witnesses," by Jerry Nachtigal, The Associated Press, July 7, 1986

"Murder of Town Bully: Folks Say, 'Leave It Lay," by Josh Lemieux, The Associated Press, July 8, 1991

"Two decades after bully's death, Skidmore still guards its secret," by Donna McGuire, Kansas City Star, July 10, 2001

"20 Years Later: A Lookback," five-part series in the Maryville (Mo.) Daily Forum, July 2001

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