1917 
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ROCHESTER, MONROE CO. NY
Democrat and Chronicle
May 20, 1917
El Paso, TX. May 19, 1917

AGED MILLIONAIRE SLAIN:
LYONS

Body of Wealthy cattleman of New Mexico Found; Believed Murdered. The body of Thomas C. LYONS, an aged millionaire cattleman, of Silver City, NM was found in a canyon in Highland Park yesterday, and it is believed he was murdered. LYONS arrived from Silver City Thursday night on business. He was met at the station by a man who invited him into his automobile. This was the last seen of LYONS alive. His body was found in the canyon with his traveling bag beside it. Only five cents remained of the $ 70.00 he had when he left home. His skull had been crushed and his hands were skinned, indicating he had bought desperately for his life. Our thanks to Monroe County New York Newspaper Abstracts.
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