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message 1: by Fishface (new)

Fishface | 11824 comments Choose the biggest crime case from South Dakota history:

A) The axe murders of Jake Bird in the 1920s and 1930s
B) The loopy 2016 bank heist in Yankton
C) The day 1930s convicted murderer William Nesbit took a powder from prison
D) The 1990 Black Hills abduction of a victim identified in the press only as "Sue"
E) The day Josh Gilchrist killed his mother with a sword, then upped the ante by trying to kill a cop the same way

message 2: by Terri (new)

Terri (terrilovescrows) | 292 comments I am going to try E

message 3: by Fishface (new)

Fishface | 11824 comments Good guess, but BZZT!

message 4: by Rita (new)

Rita (crimesleuthjunkie) | 1078 comments Wild guess....D

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K.A. Krisko (kakrisko) | 1262 comments How many times did Jake Bird get murdered?

message 6: by Fishface (last edited Jun 01, 2017 07:20AM) (new)

Fishface | 11824 comments DING DING DING!!! D is absolutely CORRECT! A combination museum and rockhound operation called the Black Hills Institute fell afoul of the Federal gummint and one of the owners, Pete Larson, went to federal prison for 2 years for unearthing Sue, a Tyrannosaurs rex, from tribal land without the proper permits. There were months of protests, several books and a movie made about it.

To clarify, Jake Bird was executed only once. He did however commit as many as 44 axe murders himself. Thus I refer not to the murder of Jake Bird but the murders that were his handiwork.

message 7: by Terri (new)

Terri (terrilovescrows) | 292 comments LOL I forgot about all that with Sue!

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Lady ♥ Belleza (bella_foxx) | 3345 comments Mod

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