This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.

publication date: Sunday, February 6, 2022 (part of Winter 2022)

category: Mysteries

clue: This midwestern town bully was shot in broad daylight with dozens of witnesses yet his killer was never identified.

explanation: Ken Rex McElroy was a cattle rustler, thief, arsonist, and rapist. Although indicted dozens of times he avoided convictions often by witness intimidation. It's likely that a town mob shot him while he was sitting in his truck and remained silent about who actually fired the shots that killed him. His killing remains a cold case. more…

intended difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, and Scott Hardie

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