A prize fight held at Fries Park, Parkersburg, on June 29, 1899, between Kid Wanko of Parkersburg and Felix Carr of St. Albans led to Carr's death.
"The Prize Fight Results in the Death of Felix Carr"
"The Court Hears Evidence in the Habeas Corpus Case" (Prize Fight Fatality)
West Virginia Code Regarding Prize Fighting, 1899
On This Day in West Virginia History: June