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Court: Kansas must pay legal fees over 'In Cold Blood' notes


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas must pay legal fees arising from its efforts to stop publication of notebooks kept by the lead investigator into the murders of a Kansas family chronicled in Truman Capote's book "In Cold Blood."

The Kansas Court of Appeals ruled last week that the state must pay more than $168,000 to attorneys representing the investigator's son and a literary memorabilia dealer in Seattle, KCUR reported .

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt sued in 2012 to prevent the publication or selling of notes from Harold Nye, who led the KBI's i...

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