[News Script: Trial] Part: 1 of 2
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Fort Worth murder defendant Charles Mitcherson
scribbles comments to co-defense lawyer Gilbert
Wright -- while a jury of seven women and five men
ponder his guilt. Mitcherson --who cannot speak
because of throat surgery for cancer -- denies in his
notes on the stand that he beat Rosie Lee Odoms to
death last February...nor that he told anyone he did.
But the 4 jury in Judge Byron Matthews' court finds
him guilty of murder with malice. It will reconvene
tomorrow to set his punishment.
At ty Hall detectives Glen Hawk ns and
Henry Wrig check nearly 20-thousand do rs in guns,
jewelry and other ms discovere ast nite in a
north Fort Worth residenc They say it's part of the
loot taken Monday ght from the me of Cleburne
bank pres nt Jack V. Standley. Two s ects --
21-year-old Thomas Carl Johnson and 23-year-old James
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Trial], item, September 5, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1038119/m1/1/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.