Perry Edward Smith is led by police officers into the courthouse
at Garden City. Smith was arrested
in Las Vegas and charged with
first-degree murder in the slaying of four members of the Herbert
Clutter family at their farmhouse in Holcomb. (William Straeter / Associated Press)
Perry Edward Smith is seen as he was returned to the Finney
County Courthouse in Garden City,
in this 1960 photo. (Anonymous / Associated Press)
Clutter family murder suspect Perry
Edward Smith, right, is interviewed by Dr. Mitchell Jones,
of the Larned, Kansas State Hospital, March 21, 1960.
(William Straeter / Associated Press)
Photograph of bloody boot print in the
Bottom of Smith's boot.
Smith's boot print.
Prison guards accompany Perry Smith,
at left in suit coat, and Richard Hickock, right, as they head
to the federal courthouse in Topeka to make their last appeal.
Smith's fingerprint card
Smith's rap sheet
Edward Smith in prison with Truman Capote
Perry Edward Smith biography