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Oklahoma / Girl Scout Murders / Suspect #494213

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 23, 1977
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(Studio) Oklahoma authorities charge fugitive rapist with murders of 3 Girl Scouts in Locust Grove, Oklahoma. Suspect, Gene Leroy Hart escaped from prison 4 years ago.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Hart had served time and escaped from Granite State Reformatory; was connected with Girl Scout case through photos, found near campsite, which had been taken by prison photographer, whom Hart assisted. [State investigator Dick WILKERSON - cites Hart's record and sentence.] Search returns to Camp Scott Friday, in attempt to find Hart, believed to be in area.
REPORTER: Brad Edwards (KTVY, Oklahoma City)

Chancellor, John;
Edwards, Brad

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