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Myrtle, Mississippi / Fugitive #277594

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 09, 1981
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(Studio) Fugitive from justice reported found in Myrtle, Mississippi.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Myrtle, Mississippi) Charles Hughes said wanted by FBI since 1978 for murders near Panama City, Florida. Drug smuggling said involved. Conviction of 2 others in crime reported Videotape of sentencing shown. Myrtle scenes shown. Town said stunned. [Jeff BREWER, Peggy OWENS, Opal HUTSON, and Joe BREWER - praise Hughes.] Town said raising money for Hughes' (alias George Hacker) defense. $25,000 said goal. [Jim McALLISTER - says FBI doesn't make mistakes; predicts disruption of town by situation.] [HUTSON - speaks tearfully of friend Hacker.]

Olsen, Pam;
Schieffer, Bob

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