Caddo Search For The Escapees
OFFICERS ARMED WITH shotguns and M-16 military rifles closed in on a home at Caddo in their final search for fugitive killers Claude Dennis and Michael Lancaster. Seconds later a gunbattle exploded that left the pair dead as they made a final dash for freedom from the Ernest Slack home toward a stolen pickup. They had 10 guns with them-including two taken from two highway patrolmen they had killed near Kenefic less than 20 minutes earlier. Photo and caption from the May 26, 1978 Durant (Okla.) Daily Democrat
Courtesy of Bob Peterson, Durant, Ok.