NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1983
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(Studio) Possible number of murders committed by Henry Lee Lucas and Ottis Toole noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Denton, Texas) Number of killings claimed by Lucas and Toole and authorities' efforts to determine actual extent of their murder spree examined. [LA police sergeant Jay VIA - addresses national homicide conference on possibility of nationwide homicides being attributed to pair.] Extent of Lucas' known killings illustrated on map; his upcoming trial here for murder of Becky Powell noted. Details given. [Reverend Ben MOORE - recalls Lucas.] Gruesomeness of killings, many sexually motivated, cited; deaths of Kate Rich and Powell cited as exs. Photos shown.
REPORTER: Robert Elliot
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