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Court Case, State vs. Strauder


On July 20, 1874, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia set aside the murder conviction of Taylor Strauder and sent the case back to Ohio County for further action. Strauder was finally freed from jail in 1881.

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The Taylor Strauder Case
"Horrible Murder" (Taylor Strauder Case)
Supreme Court Case, State v. Strauder


On This Day in West Virginia History: July