The Vigilante Killing of Ken McElroy | USA

Apr 18, 09:30 PM

60 people saw the murder of town bully, Ken Rex McElroy. The witnesses refused to identify the shooter and, in solidarity, kept the secret.

After invoking fear into the community of Skidmore, MO for decades, the time had come for Ken Rex McElroy to face the music. When law enforcement failed to put an end to his constant intimidation and violent crimes, the townsfolk took matters into their own hands. 60 witnesses saw him being shot and killed outside a tavern in the middle of town, however, in an unprecedented act of solidarity, everyone refused to talk. To this day, the murder of the town bully has not been solved.
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