Oct 19, 1875 - Jul 6, 1911
Wednesday evening a difficulty took place between Richard McCurley
and a man named Elliott, both of whom lived on the Dr. George farm
near Cryer Creek, and Elliott received a knife wound in the abdomen.
McCurley was placed under bond and Elliott, after receiving medical
attention, was taken home. Yesterday Elliott began to grow worse and
at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon the unfortunate man died, McCurley
was re-arrested and is now in jail here. Both men have families.
Daily Sun - Friday, July 7, 1911
trial of Ezekial MeCorley, charged with the killing of Robert
Elliott at Barry, was begun this afternoon before Justice of the
Peace Z. R. Christian.
Daily Sun - Saturday, July 8, 1911
McCarley, charged with killing W. R. Elliott at Barry last week, is
having an examining trial before Justice Christian this afternoon.
A large number
of witnesses are in attendance from that neighborhood.
The Corsicana Daily Sun - Monday, July 10,
McCarley, charged with the murder of W. R. Elliott at Barry last
week, had his bond fixed at $3500 after an examining trial before
Justice Christian. The bond has not yet been given.
The Corsicana Daily Sun - Tuesday, July
McCarley, charged with killing R. W. Elliott at Barry some days
ago, made bond today for $3500 and was released.
The Corsicana Daily Sun - Monday, July 17,
The jury in
the murder charge against Ezekiel McCarley was completed yesterday
afternoon and the taking of testimony is in progress today. There
are about fifty witnesses in the case and the court house corridors
are full of people from Barry and Cryer Creek.
Daily Sun - Wednesday, May 19, 1915
At a little
after 3 o’clock this after Noon the taking of testimony in the
Ezekiel McCarley case closed. The court and the attorneys at
once entered upon the work of preparing the charge to the jury.
The Corsicana Daily Sun - Friday, May 21,
COURT HOUSE NEWS
concluded in the Ezekel McCarley murder trial Saturday night at 10
o'clock, and yesterday morning at 11:40 the jury, were ready with
their verdict, and just at 12 o'clock Judge Daviss and the attorneys
along with the defendant were on hand and when the judge opened
court a verdict of "not guilty" was returned. The accused was
charged with killing Robt. Elliott near Barry
June 3, 1911.