Killed At Franklin
J.B. Winfrey, a Prominent Livery Stable Man, Shot.
Franklin, Robertson Co.,Tex., July 3-Late yesterday evening J.B. Winfrey was shot and instantly killed It is said Winfrey was shot as he passed along the sidewalk. A double-barreled shotgun was the weapon used, breaking Winfrey’s neck.
Winfrey was a prominent livery stable man and has no family except his wife. The affair has cast a gloom over this town. Fred Gann is in jail and the Grand Jury will reconvene next Tuesday and will (word not clear-?) on the case. Winfrey's two brothers are arriving this evening, one being Deputy Sheriff Dick Winfrey of Dallas. The deceased has been constable and deputy sheriff of this county and made a good officer.
Source: The Galveston Daily News
Date: July 4, 1898