[News Script: Avery] Part: 1 of 4
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grand jury anything.
He's sentenced to 25-years in
prison for the drug store hold up.
TAKES WITNESS STAND
Then, enters a guilty plea to another armed
robbery, holdupof the Food gasket grocery
in Dallas he day before the Skillern s robbery.
J. A. Avery Junior who escaped jails in Fort Worth
and Longview, and is already under a life sentence
as an habitual criminal, comes back to Dallas for
sentencing in connection with the November 28th
robbery of a Skillern's drug store. He was
convicted of the robbery on February 22nd.
The day after the Skillern s robbery, he was gunned
down in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas by Tarrant
County officers, He refused to comment on his
escape from the Tarrant County jail last September
and wouldn't say whether 'he had received inside
help. He also says he won't tell the Tarrant County
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Avery], item, March 28, 1960; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc907175/m1/1/: accessed February 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.