Dr. B.D. Cox, killed in April of 1902, J.B. Marcum killed in May of 1903, and Jim Cockrell killed in July of 1902 all fell within one hundred feet of the Breathitt County Court House. Marcum was standing in the door of the Court House when he fell. Cockrell was standing on the south corner of Court and Main Streets when he fell, shot from an upper window of the Court House. Dr. Cox had just began to go down the hill on Court Street toward his home when he fell, shot from a livery barn just behind the Hargis Dept. Store. No one was tried for the murders of Cox and Cockrell.