The Dreams of Ada - Chapter 5, Murder in the First Degree Summary & Analysis

Bob Mayer
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Chapter 5, Murder in the First Degree Summary and Analysis

The Ward family began looking for a lawyer for Tommy. Unfortunately, most of the lawyers in town did not want the case because of the huge amount of public sentiment against Ward and Fontenot. Eventually Bud and Tricia Wolf contacted Don Wyatt, a local lawyer who had made his reputation on civil cases as well as the occasional criminal case. Don Wyatt had an extension office in Oklahoma City from where he got a large number of his clients; therefore, he was not concerned with losing his client base in Ada. Another reason Wyatt wanted to take the case was because his housekeeper, Marie Titsworth, was left stranded at his house one afternoon when the police impounded her daughter's truck under the suspicion that Ward and Fontenot had used it to...

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