John Peters Ringo’s body was found on the morning of July 14, 1882 by John Yoast, who was driving a wagon to Tombstone, Arizona. Ringo was sitting in the bole of a tree a few yards off the road. Mr. Yoast identified the body and then proceeded into town to report his discovery. A party was soon assembled and went to investigate. A coroner’s inquest was held on the spot and then the body was buried at the base of the tree.
At the time only minimal and ordinary…Continue
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