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Old 29 August 2008, 12:15 AM
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Default Billy the Kid rides again

An old story that Billy the Kid didn't really die when Pat Garrett shot him and that he somehow survived well into the 20th century has resurfaced. Now there's a lawsuit involved.
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Old 29 August 2008, 05:39 PM
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I doubt that Pat Garrett kept any records that would suggest that he didn't kill Billy the Kid aka Henry McCarty.

Digging up bodies isn't going to help. He had one brother Joseph (McCarty) Antrim [both brothers used their stepfather's name] who lived till about 1920, but died childless. There is a long-standing rumor that Pete Maxwell's daughter had his child, but again no confirmation anywhere. So where would a DNA match come from?

Billy/Henry had a slight wound history--hit in the leg after killing his involvement in killing the Lincoln County Sheriff. Not much to go on, at least from this brief article.

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