Kansas judge blocks use of 'In Cold Blood' files

Associated Press
Kansas judge blocks use of 'In Cold Blood' files

Kansas Bureau of Investigation Director Kirk Thompson leaves a a Shawnee County courtroom after a judge ruled in favor of the KBI in a dispute over records retained by a deceased agent from the 1959 multiple murder case that inspired Truman Capote's book, "In Cold Blood," Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Topeka, Kan. The judge ruled that a memorabilia dealer and the family of the deceased agent, who had wanted to auction off the materials, cannot use or speak about the files’ contents publicly. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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