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FRIDAY, JULY, 29, 1927

Mrs. Nellie Bailey, who is being held in the Ellis county jail charged with the murder of her husband, Claude Bailey at Shattuck, on the night of June 29th, has made at least three statements within the past week, contradicting her former story that Mr. Bailey’s death was the result of an accidental discharge of a shotgun. In her first statement made last Sunday to county officials and others she admitted that Mr. bailey was murdered, naming a party who resides in Shattuck as the murderer. The same day she repudiated this story and named another party as committing the murder.

Tuesday, Mrs. Bailey made a third confession to her attorney and others in which she repudiates all of her former stories and named another man a resident of Shattuck as being guilty.

The officers feel that there is no doubt, but that Mr. Bailey was murdered, but there is some doubt as to who killed him since the woman has already named three different men as having committed the murder.

Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society


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