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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 September

Ax Murderer Clarence S. Dabney Sentenced to Death in Lynchburg, Va.; Overturned Truck Spills 200 Bushels of Apples in Roanoke, Va.

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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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1 min., 13 sec.
In Lynchburg, police escort Clarence S. Dabney after he was sentenced to death for the ax murder of 26-year-old William O. Grubbs; men clean up nearly 200 bushels of apples that spilled onto Route 221 near Roanoke after the truck carrying them overturned.
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