CRIME: The Quiet One

Around Chestnut Ridge in southwestern Pennsylvania, mountain folk were wary of the mean-tempered, sharpshooting Raymond clan. In 1922 Albert Raymond had fussed with his wife, ended by shooting her and killing himself. Grandson Gerald Raymond had been led to jail recently for threatening to kill a man. Only a month ago, the family's hot blood ran true—and freely—when Patriarch Norval Raymond, 69, blasted a son-in-law in the face with a shotgun. Yet one Raymond seemed free of the curse of violence: short (5 ft. 5 in.), wiry Dan, 43, an avid hunter...

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