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Robber Executed For Killing Heiress

Tue., Oct. 22, 1996

A high-school dropout was executed Monday night for kidnapping and killing an heiress to the Evinrude motor fortune while robbing the convenience store where she worked.

John Earl Bush, 38, was electrocuted for the fatal stabbing of Frances Julia Slater in 1982 in Stuart. He was pronounced dead at 7:09 p.m.

Slater, 18, was the granddaughter of actress Frances Langford and Ralph Evinrude, founder of the marine motor


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