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How many people were killed by Bonnie and Clyde?

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According to the FBI, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow killed at least 13 people. They did not face trial for any murder charges because they were killed in an ambush conducted by police officers on May 23, 1934.

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It is suspected that Clyde killed two police officers in Joplin, Mo. and a sheriff in Stringtown, Okla. He is also accused of murders in Hillsboro and Dallas, Texas, and Joplin and Columbia, Mo. Together the pair killed a constable in Miami, Okla. They also shot two highway patrol officers near Grapevine, Texas. In addition to murder, they were wanted for automobile theft, burglaries, robberies and several shootings.

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    Where did Bonnie and Clyde die?

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    Bonnie and Clyde died on May 23, 1934, near Sailes, a town in Bienville Parish, La. FBI agents shot Clyde Champion Barrow and Bonnie Parker in an ambush outside the north Louisiana town.

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    Where are Bonnie and Clyde buried?

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    Bonnie and Clyde were buried at different cemeteries in Dallas, Texas. Clyde Barrow is buried at the Western Heights Cemetery right next to his brother. Bonnie Elizabeth Parker is now buried in the Crown Hill Cemetery after she was moved by her family from the Fishtrap Cemetery.

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    How many times were Bonnie and Clyde shot?

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    The official coroner's report lists Bonnie Parker's body as having 26 bullet wounds and Clyde Barrow's body as having 17 bullet wounds. However, researchers have stated that there were around 25 total bullets in each corpse.

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    What was "Bonnie and Clyde" about?

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    Bonnie and Clyde were American outlaws from Dallas, Texas. During the Great Depression, they traveled throughout the Central United States with their gang, known as "The Barrow Gang," robbing banks, stores and gas stations. They took the lives of many people in the process, and their short lives ended when they were caught and killed by police. They are often portrayed as one of Hollywood's most glamorous outlaw couples.

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