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Atlanta Murders #278002

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 28, 1981
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(Studio) Case against Wayne Williams in murder of Nathaniel Cater reported presented to Atlanta, Georgia, grand jury within 30 days; continuing efforts to link Williams with other Atlanta murders noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Atlanta, Georgia) Sec. surrounding Williams at present and speculation of city's residents examined. [Sam BUTTS, Mary Frances HARPER - recall Williams.] Circumstances surrounding disappearances and murders of Patrick Rogers and Aaron Jackson, Junior, recalled; evidence possibly linking Cater murder to numerous others discussed. [Crime laboratory spokesperson Larry HOWARD - comments on correlation between bodies.] [Pvt. investigator W.K. PERRY - notes lack of solid evidence.] [Victim's mother Camille BELL - sympathizes with Williams and his mother.]

Dean, Morton;
Ford, Sam

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