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  • Title: Moncrief Collection photograph
  • Author: Winfred Moncrief
  • Publisher: MDAH
  • Source: forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection
  • Date original created: 1968-03-8-11
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  • Caption: Dahmer, Vernon (trial March 8-11) 1968
  • Print Number: 638
  • Description: March 8, 1968, Forrest County Circuit Court (Hattiesburg, Miss.) arraignment of Billy Roy Pitts, in which he pleaded guilty to the January 1966 murder of Vernon Dahmer and the firebombing of his house and store. Pitts (far right) is escorted by U.S. deputy marshals.
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