While getting a drink from a river, a man named Thatcher suddenly hears a man ride up behind him who says he wants a drink. Thatcher takes a seat on a log as the man, Luke Wiley, gets a drink himself. When done, Wiley announces to Thatcher that he is there to take Thatcher, a wanted man, in - any way he can. Back at the Sherman ranch Slim is leaving on the stage for business while Jess is sporting the sheriff's badge. He is filling in for the sheriff who is out of town. In Laramie Wiley stops by the sheriff's office to ask about the location of Vernon Bates wanted for murder in Rawlins. The name is unfamiliar to Jess but the description of the man and family point to his friend Sumner Campbell who has a ranch next to the Sherman ranch. Jess points him to the Campbell ranch but then goes to warn Campbell who is in town as Wiley has a reputation for bringing men in dead. Wiley finds only Campbell's wife and son there. Wiley tries to ambush Campbell but Campbell evades him. When Jess ... Written by
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Sumner Campbell, played by Robert Wilkie, once killed a man under his real name, Vernon Bates. His wife Sarah is played by Jeanne Bates. See more