Boyd man charged in old murder

Texas Rangers arrested a Boyd man Thursday, Oct. 17, for a Pennsylvania murder that occurred almost 45 years ago.

Richard Franklin Keiper, 67, of Boyd, was arrested without incident at a wastewater treatment plant where he is employed, according to reports.

Keiper is charged in the October 1968 murder of Alfred Louis Barnes, 40, who was an assistant to the personnel manager for Bethlehem Steel’s mining department.


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