Digging up Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

With all the controversy about an alleged new Billy the Kid photo, a 2010 TW article examined an earlier controversy: an effort to dig up Billy and his mother, to prove or disprove that he’d been killed by Pat Garrett in 1881.  It’s a complicated tale, that ultimately cost the people of Lincoln County nearly $300,000 in court fees and damages.

For the full article from 2010, follow the link below.


The Lunacy of Billy the Kid By Mark Boardman

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