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[Photograph 2012.201.B1046.0063]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "An 18-year-old caretaker told police Friday in a signed written statement that Mrs. Margaret Pearson shot and killed her step-father, Martin Carriker, 74. Mrs. Pearson, 54, denies she is involved in the killing, and pleaded innocent to the murder charge ... but Raymond Henry McCoy said in the statement that he witnessed the shooting."
Date: June 6, 1963
Creator: Foster, Ray
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1046.0060]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mrs. Margaret Pearson, 54-year-old divorcee, was found innocent late Thursday of murder in the slaying of her 74-year-old stepfather, Martin Carriker. The jury of 11 men and one woman was given the case before Dist. Judge Clarence Mills. Mrs. Pearson sobbed without restraint when the jury foreman read the verdict."
Date: November 14, 1963
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1046.0061]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The 54-year-old stepdaughter of slain Martin Carriker Sr. was charged Thursday with his murder. Mrs. Margaret Pearson was arrested and arraigned immediately before Judge Wendell Foster. She plead "not guilty," shouting "That man is worth more alive to me than dead."
Date: June 6, 1963
Creator: Foster, Ray
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1046.0062]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "An atmosphere of tragedy hangs over the quaint old estate near NE 63 and Eastern. In less than a year, death has struck there three times. Mrs. Margaret Pearson, the last of the clan, died over the weekend. And now there is no one left. On June 1, 1963, the first life was claimed, as Martin Carriker was found with a gunshot wound to the head."
Date: June 6, 1963
Creator: Foster, Ray
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1046.0065]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Margaret Pearson with her attorney, George Miskovsky. Pearson, 54, went on trial Tuesday for the murder of her stepfather, Martin Carriker, a former OKC auto dealer. Foreclosure was completed on the Carriker estate at NE 63 and Eastern a few hours before the trial opened."
Date: November 12, 1963
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1046.0059]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Mrs. Margaret Ann Pearson, charged in the rifle death of her step-father, Martin Carriker, was freed from the Oklahoma County jail shortly after noon Tuesday."
Date: June 13, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1046.0064]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The trial of three defendants accused of murdering Martin Carriker, retired former OKC auto dealer, was delayed for several hours when there was no judge available to hear the case. Charged are stepdaughter Margaret Ann Pearson, 54, pictured, and two handymen who worked on the Carriker estate at NE 63 and Eastern, Raymond Henry McCoy, 18, and Alexander "Speedy" Peoples, 57."
Date: October 16, 1963
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society