Wyatt Earp & Doc Holliday Accused Of Murder!

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Boothill Graves Of Billy Clanton, Tom & Frank McLaury. "Murdered On The Streets Of Tombstone."

Boothill Graves Of Billy Clanton, Tom & Frank McLaury. “Murdered On The Streets Of Tombstone 1881.”

Following the Gunfight near the OK Corral, Ike Clanton filed murder charges against Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, as well as Virgil and Morgan Earp who had been wounded in the gunfight. Ike and others of ‘The Cowboy’ faction alleged that the deceased, the McLaury brothers and Billy Clanton, had complied with Marshall Virgil Earp’s command to put their hands up when Morgan, Doc, and Wyatt started firing at them. Moreover, they claimed that Billy Clanton had been unarmed at the time of the confrontation.

Testimony

In a month-long preliminary hearing conducted by Judge Wells Spicer, the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday were freed by the judge for lack of evidence. Why? Primarily for two reasons. Read More

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