Carl Pankey

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Carl Pankey - lArkansan Ito Die for Ulaying JLOUISVILLE, Ky....
lArkansan Ito Die for Ulaying JLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP; - wur men, including three from /Skansas, Tuesday were sen- tShced to die by electrocution tV the slaying of a Louisville p$trolman last Sept. 1. gThe men are Carl S, Pankey og Marmadeuke, Ark,, Veser Sgaite of Cherry Valley, Ark., Igonard Spears of Forrest City, Ask,, and Thomas Pope of Sm-ingfield, HI. •Criminal Court Judge Miles iund set the executions for mo- Sept. 20 after overruling tions for a new trial. The four also were sentenced to life in prison for a supermarket robbery, which preceded the slaying of patrolman William Meyer Sr,, who was trying to apprehend the armed robbers. Pankey claimed during the trial that he and Swalte were in Belvidere, fll., on the day of the slaying. After dividing the $14,300 taken in a holdup of a grocery at Belvidere, Pankey said he and Swalte returned to a motel room they had rented in Cicero, near Chicago, Prosecution witnesses testJ. fled that Pankey and Pope were present when Meyer was shot to death,

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  1. Hope Star,
  2. 17 Jul 1968, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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