Ken McElroy, who had terrorized Skidmore, MO for years was shot to death with at least two rifles in front of at least 46 witnesses but no one saw anything.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.