Friday, May 21, 2010

1980 Crime Scene

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May 21, 1980

Eddie Williams found the body of Martha Mitchell, 69, of Dublin, close to this old building near his home in the area referred to as Cedar Grove at the Treutlen-Montgomery line. (The Post Office name was Red Bluff.) Henry Gaston Wesley, Jr. was arrested. He and Mitchell had lived together in a mobile home on Ga. 257 near Dublin. Mitchell was clothed with girdle, panty hose, with blouse and rope tied around her neck. She had received three or four blows to the back the head, allegedly from a piece of TV antenna.

Others that week: Band Concert, farm tour, TPS field day, softball, sports awards.

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