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Harley Beard portrait
Description: Harley Beard, of Lawrence County, was electrocuted December 4, 1914, for the Murder of Bob-Mary-Nancy Massie. On May 13, 1914, Harley, a 18-year-old farm hand brutally killed Nancy (76) and her son and daughter Bob (44) and Mary (40) at their farm house in Lawrence County, Ohio. Nancy and Mary were found with their throats slit and Bob with his skull crushed the following day, and Beard was captured and confessed to the murders. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL08095
Subjects: Ohio History--State and Local Government--Law; Capital punishment--Ohio; Lawrence County (Ohio); Death row
Places: Harley Beard portrait