SUMNER COUNTY, KANSAS

Murder, Mystery, Spooky Newspaper Articles
 


Mattie (Jones) Johns ~ Murder Will Out ~ 1873

Mysterious - Lyman Brown Family ~ November 13, 1873

Arrested - A. B. Peltier murdered Mrs. Bailey Pilcher ~ November 27, 1873

Joseph Lheureux ~ Tragedy at Salt City ~ 1876

Murder Most Foul ~ A Young Man the Victim ~ 1879

Samuel B. Rainey ~ Suicide ~ 1880

Mrs. Thompson ~ An Attempt to Procure an Abortion ~ Two Human Lives Sacrificed ~ 1881

Bloody Caldwell - Town In Hands of Six Cowboys ~ December 18, 1881

More Blood (George Brown) ~ June 23, 1882

George Woods Murder ~ Charles Monroe Search ~ 1883

Frank Noyes Taken From His Bed at Dead of Night and Hanged ~ 1885

Bob Sharp Murder ~ Douglas Riggs Guilty ~ 1889

Tragedy At The Poor Farm ~ Murder of Newton Howe ~ December 31, 1891

Isaac Hopper Murder ~ Isaac Reed Found Guilty ~ 1894

Paul Langlois Murder ~ William Nutting Trial ~ 1894

Thomas Patton Murder ~ Anderson Gray Guilty ~ 1894

John McCook Murder by Richard Webster ~ November 21, 1894

Murdered By Burglars ~ November 8, 1895

Sam Smith Wanted For Double Murder ~ 1897

Eva East Disappearance ~ Lou Wilkinson Wanted ~ 1897

J. M. Thomas Drowning ~ Three Men Tried ~ 1898

Anna Dishman Murder ~ John Cummins' Trial ~ 1901

Montgomery Murder ~ Possible Ferguson Murder ~ 1902

Ott Murder ~ Edward Robbins Held ~ 1902

Kansas Man Jealous of Wife (William Cann Murder) ~ January 22, 1910

Father Who Slew Visit Girl Slayer ~ March 25, 1910

Cora Vandervoort Murder & Trial ~ April 4, 1910

Farmer Kills One and Injures Two ~ August 21, 1912

McKnelly Family Triple Murders & Trials ~ 1912

Edith Beverly Kills Two Children (Hazel and Herbert) ~  July 18, 1916

Murder of Santa Martines ~ November 21, 1917

Man's Skeleton Found in River ~ May 11, 1918

Constable Nick Danett Murder ~ John & Dean Stitzel Wanted ~ 1920

Marion Burson Death ~ Mrs. Burson's Trial ~ 1921

Disappearance of Charles Covell and Discovery ~ March 2, 1925

Dies From Pistol Wound (Robert Gentry) ~ November 11, 1929

Brooks Bound Over on Murder Charge (Kay Morgan) ~ September 24, 1935

Farrell Denton Family Murders and Suicide ~ August 23, 1982

 
 
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