Murdered His Brother
Steele Scrapbook - September 8, 1885

Murdered His Brother.

WINCHESTER, Va., Sept. 8.—Rowland Reed, a colored boy 13 years of age, residing near Brucetown, this county, was placed in jail here to-day charged with the murder of his brother, only 10 years old. The parents were absent from home when the two boys, it is supposed, quarrelled, when Rowland took a gun loaded with slugs and fired the contents into the stomach of his brother, then dragging the body to a ditch near by covered it over..

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