Did Billy The Kid Live To Ripe Old Age In Texas?

A colorful old character went to his grave in HIco, Texas on December 27, 1950 swearing to the end he was none other than “Billy The Kid.”

In the 63 years since Brushy Bill Roberts bit the dust, Hico has turned a modest profit on his preposterous claim as have a few authors.  There is something about Old West outlaws that makes many people want to believe they cheated death at least for a little while longer be they Jesse James, Bill Longley, Butch Cassidy or, in this case, Billy The Kid.

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