“Quite an excitement was raised among our citizens last Sunday by the arrival in town of the notorious Mason County outlaws Scott Cooley and John Ringgold , who was brought here under heavy guard .These are the same men who killed and scalped the Deputy Sheriff of Mason County a few months ago .”
Hogge makes the comparison of the Mason County Deputy Sheriff being killed and scalped , to that of Ringo, dead and missing part of his scalp as if it were cut out .
Bob, do you think John B. Yoast , being of German descent , took a piece of Ringo’s scalp ?
Thanks, Robert. So now we have to rule out the John Yoast killed in 1927 in Salerno, Arizona as being the man who found Ringo. A lot of Yoasts and Yosts hanging around Arizona and New Mexico from the ... more
Scott Cooley and John Ringo — Robert Buckley,Wed Jun 30 16:37
Robert, as a previous post of mine points out, there is some speculation, including by law enforcement personnel conversant in suicide scenes, that sometimes a gunshot that close to the head could cau... more