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Folklore, and some good-natured controversy, continue to surround the 1866 Tom Dula murder case.
Born in Wilkes County, Tom Dula was a young man who enjoyed dating the ladies. Accused of murdering Laura Foster, he fled Tennessee. Captured, he was returned to North Carolina, tried, and hanged. Boyd discusses these events and the controversy surrounding them.