OLD NEWS: Death comes for Yates Standridge, once feared Human Wolf of the Ozarks

Page 1 of the Oct. 14, 1960, Arkansas Gazette reporting the capture of furlough-jumper Joe Hilderbrand and his girlfriend Frances Standridge, a niece of Yates Standridge. (Democrat-Gazette archives)

Yates Standridge was a taciturn, violent son of Newton County whose many escapes from Arkansas jails, prisons, prison farms and prison camps in the early 20th century earned him the nickname The Human Wolf.