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Truman Capote terinspirasi dari artikel singkat berikut ini sebelum menulis bukunya, In Cold Blood.
Wealthy Farmer, 3 Of Family Slain
Holcomb, Kan., Nov. 15 (UPI)--A wealthy wheat farmer, his wife and their two young children were found shot to death today in their home. They had been killed by shotgun blasts at close range after being bound and gagged.
The father, 48-year-old Herbert W. Clutter, was found in the basement with his son, Kenyon, 15. His wife Bonnie, 45, and a daughter, Nancy, 16, were in their beds.
There were no signs of a struggle, and nothing had been stolen. The telephone lines had been cut.
"This is apparently the case of a psychopathic killer," Sheriff Earl Robinson said.
Mr. Clutter was founder of the Kansas Wheat Growers Association. In 1954, President Eisenhower appointed him to the Federal Farm Credit Board, but he never lived in Washington.
The board represents the twelve farm credit districts in the country. Mr. Clutter served from December, 1953, un…