Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1965 January

Prison Camp Escapee Captured in Henry County, Va.

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
01/13/65
Run Time
55 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Footage of the sign outside the State Convict Road Force No. 28 camp in Henry County. Police escort captured escapee Ralph Linwood Fisher, who ran away from the camp yesterday, to the Henry County Sheriff's Office. Approximately 50 officers from both the Sheriff's office and Virginia State Police participated in the manhunt.
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