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Richard Eugene Hickock inmate case file

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Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary

Date: 1959 - 1965

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: State Penitentiary, Inmate Files, Executed Prisoners, Box 2

Unit ID: 208963

Summary: The Kansas State Penitentiary case file on Richard Hickock, inmate number 14746. Hickock and his accomplice, Perry Smith, were convicted of first degree murder for the brutal 1959 killings of Herb and Bonnie Clutter, their daughter, Nancy, and son, Kenyon, in Holcomb, Kansas. The murders inspired the non-fiction novel "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote. Hickock was executed by hanging on April 14, 1965. Please note that some images have been removed in accordance with K.S.A. 45-221(a)(29) and have been labeled with pages indicating their removal. Additional redactions of personally identifiable information made in accordance with K. S. A. 2005 Supp. 45-221(a)(30).

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Title (Main title): Richard Eugene Hickock inmate case file


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