Eugene Duncan's Death

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Eugene Duncan's Death - mu ffi er on his 1953 sedan was re County...
mu ffi er on his 1953 sedan was re County Hospital. Helmholtz told police a defective io>i»ii«. * bomb on Cyprus today. Ex-Windfall Man Killed In Holdup in Michigan Windfall resident,,forced the three of them into the A former Francis Eugene Duncan, 44, was atally shot J3 a bizarre holdup Sunday at a service station he and lis wife operated near Midland, him. Graham, Mich. Midland police are holding Edward Graham, 30-year-old chemical engineer of Royal Oak, Mich, for the murder. He was captured in a. police blockade after he had 'orced Mrs. Duncan to accompany vjiouoi.., a college graduate, told arresting officers that be had had a spat with his girl friend Saturday night and "just felt like shooting somebody." Midland County Sheriff Ira Smith said Graham, who is divorced from his wife, fired three shots at Duncan with his revolver. lUlt 111.3 L *- » «• • »~» • Duncan .died in a Midland hospital Monday. He had been shot in the chest, left leg and arm. Mrs. Duncan, 42, the former Emma Gilligan of Windfall, gave officers this account of the slaying: Graham stopped at the station located 15 miles wesf of Midland at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, arousing Mrs Duncan from bed. He ordered gas and then told her it was a holdup station, and then, for no apparent eason shot her husband. The son led through a rear door and noti- ied police, who set-up the >lockade that resulted in Graham's capture. Mrs. Duncan was not harmed. * Mr. Duncan was a native of Windfall, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J H. Duncan. He and his wife moved to Detroit in 1935, where he worked at Ford Motor Co. They >egan operating the station six months ago. He is survived by his mother; three brothers, Paul of Windfall Bruce and Charles Duncan, both of Anderson; two sisters, Mary Dun can of Windfall and Mrs. Margaret iook of Windfall. The Pritchard Funeral Home a , she said he became mad when . discovere( j just a small amoun Ol • :_ IK _ «.«M* **Aivirf 01* anf of of money in the cash register anc "decided to take me along." After a short ride, she said Graham re turned to the station. By this time Mrs. Duncan's husband and son Robert, 15, were up and started | looking for her. Mrs. Duncan said Windfall service arrange __ • Adlai CHICAGO UB—Adlai E. Steven-] m tnnk an abbreviated today between a ItCQ DrCHtllCl j seven-speech tOuay oeiweeu a at»^*. -t" — — Labor Day sortie into Michigan and his second political invasion! of the Far West within a week.: The Democratic presidential nominee takes off around 3 p.m.| EST for Los Angeles and an ad- dress tomorrow to the American Legion Convention. Last week N.M., and Vancouver, Graham!start a series of n . Stevenson hopped to Santa Fe, * Chamber of Commerce

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  1. The Kokomo Tribune,
  2. 04 Sep 1956, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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