On This Day
in West Virginia History...

On June 10, 1924, Lewis Collins, a prominent businessman in Litwar, McDowell County, was murdered.

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"Merchant At Litwar Killed In Bed"
"Son-in-Law of Lewis Collins, Murdered at Litwar, Is Arrested"
"No Bond Is Secured For George Conley, Held For Murder Of His Father-In-Law, L. Collins"
"Mrs. Conley Suffers Loss O[f] Arm Thru Discharge Of Gun"
"Continuance Is Secured By State In Conley Case; Petit Jurors Discharged By The Court"
"George Conley On Trial For The Murder Of His Father- In-Law, Lewis Col[l]ins"
"George Conley Acquitted of the Murder of Father-in- Law, Lewis Collins"

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