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Old 11-28-2011, 06:56 PM
 
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Default murder in manatee county in the 1980's?

where would i find information about a family murder in manatee county in the 1980's?
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Old 11-28-2011, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Palm Island and North Port
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What was the name of the person/people murdered? I was born in Manatee county and lived there in the early 1980's. My father owned a newspaper there. It's possible he covered the story. If you can give me a name or DM me a name I can ask him, or you might be able to Google it.
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:33 PM
 
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news.google.com

There are lots of newspapers online that go back to the 1980s at this web site.

Do a keyword search for "murder" and any name of those involved in the murder. You'll probably get about 25,000 hits, so after you get initial results you can select a custom date range at the left to narrow the results.
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Old 11-29-2011, 04:16 AM
 
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Go to the Manatee County Sheriff's office records dept. You most likely have to pay a nominal fee, but whatever is public record will be available to you.
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Old 11-29-2011, 06:06 AM
 
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
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The library keeps records and has past newspapers on microfiche where you can do a search. Ask a librarian to help you get started. Here is the web site for the Manatee County Public Library System: Manatee County Public Library System
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Old 11-29-2011, 06:09 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Local archives, Bradenton or Sarasota newspaper. Have you tried googling the persons name?
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Old 12-02-2011, 12:54 AM
 
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If the murder was unsolved, try: Unsolved Murders - goldstarclub.com
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