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First report of the 'Bloody Benders' murders discovery...



Item # 681376

May 12, 1873

NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1873 

* Bloody Benders
* Cherry Vale, Kansas
* Corpses discovered


The front page has first report coverage of the "Bloody Benders" with the discovery of their victims.
Small one column headings read: "A Murderers' Den" "Eight Mangled Bodies Unearthed in the Cellar of a Deserted Cabin in Kansas" A very early report on the discovery of the corpses at the bender home.
Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War