I've always leaned toward Ringo shooting himself....but, that letter in Ringo's pocket at the time of his death gives me pause. The letter was from the law office of James A. Zabriskie. Zabriskie was working the case of Joseph C. Tiffany, an Indian agent at San Carlos. Just before Ringo's death, Tiffany resigned his post at San Carlos. A few months after Ringo's death, a several count indictment was handed down on Tiffany.
Bob,have you done any research on the Tiffany case ? Me personally, I haven't researched it in any detail. Perhaps the letter in Ringo's pocket had nothing to do with the Tiffany case. But, if Ringo could be linked to this case it could bring up several possibilities.
olds, you asked: You mention law enforcement officers. Are you including in that group forensic profilers and psychologists? I don't know. At least two are still posting, one who says Ringo's death is... more
That letter in Ringo's pocket.... — Robert Buckley,Sun May 14 12:10
I don't know anything about the Tiffany case, Robert, but wasn't Zabriskie a top notch defense lawyer? Maybe it had something to do with charges against Ringo concerning shooting the guy for not accepting... more
Bob, Zabriskie was the United States Disrict Attorney for the Territory of Arizona at that time. Actually, Zabriskie was named to that position a few days after Ringo's death if my memory is correct.... more
Thank you so much, Robert, for pointing out that independent researchers could lon into the JSTOR site. Over the last 15 years or so I have again and again pulled up the first pages of articles I wanted... more
Bob,it sounds like you have some catching up to do on JSTOR. I'll get you started with one of my favorite articles on the site. It was published in 1970 by the Montana Historical Society and written... more
Thank you again, Robert. I truly appreciate it. This guy Robetts had some pretty interesting ideas about the street fight 53 years ago. I wonder if he ever followed up with anything else on the subject.... more