Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 May

Elwood Clarence Richardson Sentenced to Life for Armed Robberies in Roanoke, 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
05/21/56
Run Time
48 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Police officers including Detective Sergeant Raymond Belcher and others escort Elwood Clarence Richardson through the Roanoke City Jail after a jury sentenced him to life in prison for committing three armed robberies, one involving sexual assault.
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