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Catalog Number 2008.010.201
Object Name Negative, Sheet Film
Title William Scott Wright Murder Case, 1959.
Date 9/20/1959
Description Black and white photograph of Sheriff's Department investigators and the District Attorney interviewing Harold David Wooley and Mary Pearl Walker at the scene of the murder of William Scott Wright on June 16, 1959. The photo was taken at the cabin on Seminole Road in Indian Hills west of Morrison where Wooley shot Wright in the head with a .38 pistol. In this photo, Jefferson County District Attorney Barney O'Kane is seen in dark suit interviewing Wooley (in white shirt) and Walker (in white blouse). Standing behind O'Kane is Sheriff's Investigator Dale Ryder recording the interview. The identity of the investigator standing on the far left is unknown. The three Sheriff's Investigators kneeling behind Wooley and Walker are (L to R), Captain Harold E. Bray, Nels Coy, and Gaylord Norlunn. On the highway in the photo is a station wagon operated by news media KGMC radio station, 1150 on the am radio dial, out of Englewood, Colorado.
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent-Dennis L. Potter
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden, Dennis L. Potter Collection
People Wooley (Walker), Mary Pearl
Wooley, Harold David
Coy, Nelson
Bray, Harold Eliot
O'Kane, Barney
Noorlun, Gaylord L.
Ryder, Dale
Search Terms Jefferson County Sheriffs
Jefferson County Sheriffs Department