Fugitive John Studstill’s Death Ruled Murder

In the continuing saga over the death of  fugitive from justice John Studstill,  his killer is charged with murder.

The Atlanta Constitution, 20 Mar 1913, Pg 7

BAILIFF OF NASHVILLE INDICTED FOR  MURDER

   Nashville, Ga., March 19 –(Special.) Bailiff William Knight, who shot John Studstill to death, was indicted yesterday for first degree murder and is now in jail. Studstill was trying to escape when shot by Knight, who had a warrant for Studstill’s arrest.
   The shooting was widely discussed.   
   Knight will probably be tried next week.

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