Earlier this afternoon, I spoke with Joel Elliott, the Canton-based attorney for Caruth Byrd, who, for the last two years, has been embroiled in a contentious legal battle with Aubrey Mayhew over which man owns the actual sniper's perch lifted long ago from the Texas School Book Depository. Alas, as ... More >>
The case of Caruth C. Byrd v. Aubrey Mayhew -- so named for the two men fighting over the infamous "sniper's perch" long ago removed from the Texas School Book Depository -- was scheduled to go to trial last month. But as you may recall, it was delayed until April 15, as the 81-year-old Mayhew was ... More >>
Had it not been for an e-mail Parris Mayhew sent to local media on Thursday, The Case of the Sniper's Perch might have gone unnoticed till too late. Caruth C. Byrd v. Aubrey Mayhew -- so named for the two men who've claimed since forever to possess the infamous window removed from the Texas School B ... More >>
So, this is the person who bought the so-called "sniper's perch" from Caruth Byrd off eBay: "r.seydel" from the Netherlands. And R. wasn't cheap with his or her bid, either: $3,001,501 is what the alleged window from the former Texas School Book Depository sold for, after more than a week's worth of ... More >>
The latest mystery in the JFK legacy is...a window?
On Friday at 11:43 a.m. Central Standard Time, someone will be the new owner of the sniper's perch from the Texas School Book Depository from which Lee Harvey Oswald (allegedly, whatever) shot and killed President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. At least, that is how a window and frame are bei ... More >>