Clutter Murders

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The Clutters, a Kansas family whose murder in 1959 was made famous by Truman Capote's book "In Cold Blood" In Cold Blood, True Crime, True Stories, Murder Stories, Transistor Radio, Famous Murders, November, April 14, Evil People

The Clutters, a Kansas family whose murder in 1959 was made famous by Truman Capote's book "In Cold Blood"[493x409]

The Clutters a Kansas family whose murder in was made famous by Truman Capote s book In Cold Blood 1959

The Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, whose murders were the subject of In Cold Blood. Clockwise from upper right: Herb, 48, Kenyon, 15,  Nancy, 16, Bonnie, 45. In Cold Blood, Forensics, Murder Most Foul, Famous Murders, Cold Case, Criminal Minds, True Crime, Serial Killers, Psychopath

The four members of the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas. There were also two older children, Eveanna and Beverley, who had left home by their family was murdered.

A wealthy Western Kansas wheat farmer, his wife, and two younger children were found shot to death in their Holcomb, Kansas, home on 11/15/1959. Dead were Herb Clutter, 48, his wife, Bonnie, 45, (top), son Kenyon, 15, (lower right) and daughter Nancy, 16, (lower left).  Perry Smith & Richard Hickock eventually confessed to the murders and were executed. In Cold Blood, Edward Smith, True Stories, Murder Stories, Famous Murders, American, Crime Scenes, Evil People, Criminology

In cold blood: Herb and Bonnie Clutter and their teenage children Nancy and Kenyon were slaughtered by Dick Hickock and Perry Edward Smith in their own Kansas home in 1959

The Basement of the Clutter home, photographed on the day of the murders. Mean People, Evil People, In Cold Blood, Mafia Crime, Murder Most Foul, Famous Murders, Basement House, Cold Case, Forensics

A morbidly curious look inside the Clutter family murder house that Truman Capote wrote about in "In Cold Blood".

Richard Eugene Hickock in court during his trial, with co-accused Perry Smith, for the murders of four members of the Clutter family. Famous Murders, In Cold Blood, Serial Killers, True Crime, Book Presentation, Harper Lee, Clutter, Interesting Faces, Trials

Richard Eugene Hickock in court during his trial, with co-accused Perry Smith, for the murders of four members of the Clutter family.

Dick Hickock and Perry Smith - In Cold Blood - 1959.  Murdered the Clutter Family. In Cold Blood Book, In Cold Blood Quotes, Non Fiction Novels, Famous Murders, Mug Shots, Criminal Minds, True Crime, Capote Truman, Serial Killers

Dick Hickock and Perry Smith mugshots, The two men were convicted of murdering the Clutter family after their attempted robbery went astray. The crime is described by Truman Capote in In Cold Blood.

Nancy Ewalt who, with another close friend of Nancy Clutter's, Susan Kidwell, discovered Nancy's body on the morning of Sunday, November 15, 1959. Both Nancy Ewalt and Susan Kidwell had anticipated being driven to church in Garden City by the Clutter family that morning. In Cold Blood, True Crime, Clutter, Harper Lee, Kids Class, Home And Family, Close Friends, Sunday Morning, Four

Nancy Ewalt was one of two close friends who discovered Nancy Clutter's body Sunday morning, Nov.

The Clutter Family Funeral In Cold Blood, Murder Most Foul, Famous Murders, Natural Born Killers, Funeral, Criminal Minds, True Crime, Serial Killers, Clutter

The funerals of Herb, Bonnie, Nancy and Kenyon Clutter. They are buried at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, Kansas.

Prison guards accompany Perry Smith, at left in suit coat, and Richard Hickock, right, as they head  to the federal courthouse in Topeka to make their last appeal. In Cold Blood, Blood Photos, Famous Murders, True Crime, Federal, Lent, Clutter, Will Smith, Prison

Prison guards accompany Perry Smith, at left in suit coat, and Richard Hickock, right, as they head to the federal courthouse in Topeka to make their last appeal.

Perry Edward Smith is led by police officers into the courthouse at Garden City, Kan., Jan. 6, 1960. Smith was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with first degree murder in the slaying of four members of the Herbert Clutter family at their farm house in Holcomb, Kan. (AP Photo/William Straeter) Edward Smith, In Cold Blood, Famous Murders, True Crime Books, Serial Killers, Emporia Kansas, Clutter, Farm House, Beading Projects

Perry Smith led by police into the Garden City Kansas courthouse on Jan. 6 1960 charged with first degree murder

Photo of Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, immortalised in Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood'  "Imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in." West Memphis Three, Edward Smith, In Cold Blood, Famous Murders, Richard Avedon, Kansas, Will Smith, Anglo Saxon, Clutter

Dick Hickock and Perry Smith, convicted killers of the Clutter family in the murders made infamous by Truman Capote’s novel, In Cold Blood, show off their tattoos while being photographed in prison -.

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