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Serial Killers / Lucas #95548

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Waco, Texas) Texas grand jury noted considering veracity of Henry Lee Lucas' confessions to hundreds of murders; background to case reviewed. Films shown. [July 30, 1984, LUCAS - lists methods he's used to kill victims.] Lucas, in Dallas newspaper, reported claiming all but 3 confessions were meant to embarrass police and postpone execution. [Texas attorney general Jim MATTOX - doubts Lucas killed as many as claimed.] Factors supporting doubters' claims Lucas is lying examined. [MD investigator Fran DIXON - notes Lucas was in Maryland at time of his purported murder of Deborah Williamson in Lubbock, Texas.] Bob and Joyce LEMONS - claim officials urged Lucas to confess to daughter Williamson's murder; feel Lucas was not the killer.] [Sheriff Jim BOUTWELL - doesn't believe anything until it's confirmed.]
REPORTER: Jay Schadler

Jennings, Peter;
Schadler, Jay

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