Article: Billy the Kid Mystery Revisited

Posted by Dan on May 29, 2003 @ 9:09 AM

Legendary Western outlaw Billy the Kid is supposed to have died after pistol shots rang through the night in the New Mexico desert 122 years ago, and a local sheriff's office has reopened the books on the event to find out just who shot whom.

There are many stories about the death of Billy the Kid, with the prevailing history saying that Billy was gunned down by one the state's most famous Wild West lawmen, Sheriff Pat Garrett.

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