A Record from Mary Ferrell's Database

Record: NELSON, RONALD C.
Sources: WC Vol. 12, pp. 161, 358, 420, 422, 424, 437-38, 440-1, 447; WC Vol. 15, p. 188; WC Vol. 23, p. 844; CD 1245, p. 153; Accessories After the Fact, Meagher, 261-63, 265; The Assassinations, Scott and Hoch, pp. 64-67, 70, 226; Coincidence or Conspiracy? Fensterwald, pp. 428-429
Mary's
Comments:
Dallas Police Officer. Radio No. 87. Along with Tippit, ordered to "move into Central Oak Cliff area," following assassination. Tippit did not answer but apparently went to Central Oak Cliff. Nelson went to TSBD at Elm and Houston. Was soon ordered to "report to 4340 W. Davis at the service station for information regarding suspect on this signal 19 of the President." 87 reported on white station wagon proceeding east on Davis with rifle or shotgun on back seat. (Is this the "R.C. who wrote recent letter from Florida saying he was a DPD officer on 11/22/63 and had some important information? -- re Jerry Rose) On 8/20/92, he finally admitted he wrote "the letter" and had his brother in Florida mail it. Claimed it would have been mailed from Miami, Jacksonville or Titusville (or close suburb to one of those). He wants money for his family when he dies. He has a brother in Florida who is a news anchor and a brother in Corsicana, Butch Nelson 903 873-2858.

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