Harold Woolwine

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Harold Woolwine - j Karpis Associate Killed in Enid As Policeman...
j Karpis Associate Killed in Enid As Policeman Slain HUTCHINSON, Kas., July 9. —</P>—Sheriffs of two Kansas Counties. Reno and Ford, were en route to Enid today seeking custody of Donald Reedcr, companion of Lawrence dc Vol. desperado slain there yesterday, in connection with recent bank robberies at Turon and Lillle River. ENID, Ok.. July 9_</pj_A blast of bullets had ended the murderous career of Lawrence de Vol. Karpis-Barker triggerman. today but r.ot until he added the killing of an Enid policeman and the wounding j of two others to his record. i was fighting for his life in an Enid hospital, while Assistant Chief Lelon Coyle was minus a finger clip- pod off by de Vol's gun as^ the demented gangster died night in the downtov trict. Desk Sergeant- Harold Woolwine announced the identification of the dead man as dc Vol. He said the nifrn's fingerprints and description tal'ied minutely with data on a police circular, which described de Vol. Police held a man who told Sergeant. Woolwine he was Donald Reader, companion of de Vol, and that both^ had escaped from the St. Peter. Minn., hospital for the criminally insane on June .7, .with./13 I -other, inmates."•'""'' '-..• -•":'.-•'- ---' ''-'••" Woolwine said Reader talked readily, admitting he and de Vol were \vith Albert Soroko. 40-year- Patrolman Cal Palmer was dead j and a fe;low-officer. Ralph Knarr,I shooting last j ivn Enid dis- ! old Russian, another of the St. Peter fugitives, when he was shot and killed at Oklahoma City the night of June 26 after holding up a cafe. De Vol was committed to the asylum in 1927 after pleading guilty to a Minneapolis bank robbery in which three persons were .slain. Reader was taken to .the St. Peter asylum in 1935 as a bank robber, and Soroko in 1931 as a murderer.

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  1. Denton Record-Chronicle,
  2. 09 Jul 1936, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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