The Enduring Mystery of Billy The Kid

The Standard’s resident Western myth-buster tackles a case of mistaken identity.

By W.C. JamesonFebruary 24, 2015 8:56 am

There’s a tombstone in New Mexico with Billy the Kid’s name on it. It marks the date in 1881 when he was shot and killed by Pat Garrett. Or does it?

Did you know there’s a tombstone in Texas that belongs to William “Brushy Bill” Roberts, who confessed to being the Kid in 1949?

Here to share his insight into the mystery is W.C. Jameson – an old west myth-buster. Listen to his commentary in the player above.