Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Peek at the Past

1 Years Ago

Nov. 25, 1920

Frank Hickey regained his liberty at Newcastle last Saturday morning when a jury who had listened to evidence for and against him gave their verdict that he was proved not guilty. Although the evidence was mostly circumstantial, the verdict will surprise most people in Crook County who supposed the state had built a strong case. Frank Hickey was arrested last May on suspicion in connection with the mysterious death of Laben Woods. The state was hampered by not being able to put Mrs. Hickey on the stand, who is alleged to know more of the affair than any other. The d...

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