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Vern D ////////////////////////////////// Transcribed by Dee Sardoch; ////////////////////////////////// Stockton Daily Argus Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA ************************* >>Saturday, 29 Dec 1860<<
>WILLIAM FRAZER has been arrested at Long Bar, Sutter county, on charge of murder committed 3 years ago at Quartsburg, Mariposa county. In 1857, in Quartsburg, a man named OGG was shot in the back by Judd JONES, afterwards followed up and shot in the side. OGG fell, when William FRAZER told JONES to shoot him again, at the same time FRAZER went up, put a pistol near his head and blew his brains out. JONES immediately after placed his pistol near OGG's mouth and shot him again. FRAZER has escaped until the present time.
A MURDERER in TRANSITU -- Deputy Sheriff HOWELL, of Mariposa, arrived in this city yesterday, having in charge a man named William FRAZER, whom he arrested at Long Bar, in Yuba county, upon the charge of aiding in the murder of a man named OGG, in Mariposa county in May, 1857. FRAZER had, since his residence at Long Bar, passed under the name of "Bill Scotty," and stoutly denied any knowledge of the murder or any recognition of the Sheriff HOWELL. He will be taken to Mariposa on the stage that leaves this morning.