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The Lava Lake Murders: One of Oregon’s Oldest Unsolved Crimes

How did the bodies of three fur trappers end up in a frozen lake?

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  • Photo Credit: Deschutes Pioneers' Gazette
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  • From left to right: Dewey Morris, Roy Wilson, and Edward Nickols pose for a photo outside of their cabin.

    Photo Credit: Offbeat Oregon History
Charles Kimzey
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  • Charles Kimzey. 

    Photo Credit: That Oregon Life