Very early one morning, with suitcase in hand, she walks to town to get a bus.
On the way she meets Barksdale on the bridge, where he tells her that he is headed to her house to confess to her father and clear her name.
Taylor was placed on probation for 18 months, banned from hunting for 18 months or from entering any federal Wildlife Refuge or Preserve for five years.
He was ordered to pay a ,000 fine and ,000 in restitution to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
She also assures him that she does not mind her fate and then adds, "Oh, I'll be back before long; I'm only 15. " Finally agreeing with the girl's logic, he offers Bobbie Lee a ride to the bus station, which she graciously accepts.
The film ends with the two of them walking off the bridge together.
[verbatim]In February 2006, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) enacted an initiative to identify and closely examine all unsolved hate crimes resulting in death that occurred prior to 1970.
The local preacher, who had seen Billy Joe and Bobbie Lee together, and other townsfolk spread the false story that Billy Joe had impregnated Bobbie Lee out of wedlock and had committed suicide for that reason.It has since been demolished and replaced by a modern concrete span in 1987, with plaques at both the eastern and western ends commemorating the film.The film was scheduled for release on June 3, 1976 to coincide with the opening lyrics of the song ("It was the third of June..."); however, since most new motion picture releases in the United States do not occur on Thursday, the date was moved back to Friday, June 4.“We take our mission working with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and the citizens of Mississippi in conserving, protecting, and enhancing fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats very seriously, investigating those who choose to violate state and federal laws,” said U. Fish and Wildlife Service special agent Luis Santiago. “They undermine the proud tradition of fair chase for all hunters.” The case was investigated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement, the National Wildlife Refuge Division of Law Enforcement and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and was prosecuted by Assistant U. Protecting the civil rights of all Americans is one of the FBI's highest missions, whether the violations occurred four days ago or forty years ago."If you have any knowledge of the events surrounding the death of any individual listed above, please call the FBI's Jackson Office at 601-948-5000. Brink, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Mississippi, stated, "We will explore every lead and every tip provided to us in our effort to bring closure to these cases.