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Retired ASU Professor Petitions For Billy The Kid's Death Certificate

An image of the only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid, circa 1879-1880.
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An image of the only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid, circa 1879-1880.

A retired ASU professor is trying to set the historical record straight about one of the Wild West’s most notorious gunmen.

Bob Stahl has filed a petition with the New Mexico Supreme Court, requesting the state’s medical examiner create a death certificate for Billy the Kid.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.