Comments on:

Crime History: Atlanta Constitution Editor Reg Murphy kidnapped

Back to the article » |
On this day, Feb. 20, in 1974, the editor of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper was kidnapped. William Williams lured the editor, Reg Murphy, from his house with a promise of 300,000 gallons of heating oil for charity. Williams pulled a gun, bound and gagged Murphy and forced him into the trunk of his car. Murphy was forced to record ransom messages, then was driven around the city for nearly...

To learn more about commenting on and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.