Coroner’s 1908 report unveiled for famed New Mexico lawman

Coroner’s 1908 report unveiled for famed New Mexico lawman

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Officials in southern New Mexico’s Dona Ana County have publicly unveiled the coroner’s report for the Old West lawman who fatally shot Billy the Kid. The February 1908 document written in cursive script and signed by six men laid out the few findings of a coroner’s jury investigation into the shooting death of famed sheriff Pat Garrett. The previously unknown document was discovered by a county clerk’s office employee last…

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