'Onion Field' Killing Revisited
March 13, 1963, Jimmy Lee Smith reenacts the killing of Officer Ian Campbell.
March 12, 1963: "Ex-convict Jimmy Lee Smith stood in a Kern County onion field Monday and acted out his version of how an unarmed policeman was slain and a fellow officer narrowly missed the same fate in a cold-blooded shooting."
March 24, 1963: Gene Sherman takes a look at the lives of Jimmy Lee Smith and Gregory Powell.
March 25, 1963: Why were Smith and Powell paroled?
|Convicted killer Gregory Powell’s Jan. 27, parole hearing has refocused attention on the “Onion Field” killing of Officer Ian Campbell. |