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Bostock Killer Released #271257

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 1980
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(Studio) Lyman Bostock's baseball career with Minnesota Twins and California Angels and his 1978 murder recalled; his killer reported released from state mental hospital today.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Logansport, IN) Release of Leonard Smith and questions his release raises examined; films shown. [Cnty. prosecutor Jack CRAWFORD - comments on Smith.] Bostock's murder recalled; films shown. Smith's ex-wife Barbara noted with Bostock at time of his death; jury's acquittal of Smith by reason of insanity, his stay at Logansport State Hospital and psychiatrist's assessment of Smith as sane outlined. [Hospital official Ann HANSEN - comments.] Reaction by Bostock's relatives to Smith's release reported [Thomas TURNER, Beatrice BUFORD - comment.] New IN law pertaining to such cases noted.
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely (WBBM-TV newstape)

Schieffer, Bob;
Blakely, Derrick

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