B. B. Lee was killed in Hempstead a few days ago, by a man named Farr.  Lee was drunk and cursed and abused Farr, who after asking if his words were intended for him and receiving an affirmative anaswer, stepped back and shot Lee four times killing him instantly.

"B. B. Lee killed in Hempstead.", The Texas Republican) (Marshall, Texas, Saturday, May 9, 1868, p. 2, col. 7.