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REDWOOD FALLS -- All these years later and there's still reason to question whether William Rose murdered Moses Lufkin on Aug. 22, 1888, in Redwood County.


No question about this: Rose had no luck but bad luck.

His first two trials ended in hung juries, but a third trial resulted in a guilty verdict and a judge's order that Rose "be hanged by the neck until dead.''

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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