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A list of authorized witnesses to the execution of Perry Smith created by the Kansas State Penitentiary. This item is part of Smith's inmate case file, no. 14747. Smith and his accomplice Richard Hickock were convicted of 1st 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. Capote's signature is the last entered on this list.

Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: April 14, 1965

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Item Number: 208965
Call Number: State Penitentiary, Inmate Files, Executed Prisoners, Box 1 Folder 14747
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208965

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