1926 Peter Klein Killed
Murder Deputy and Forqe Guard to Accompany Them In Escape JOLIET, ILL., May Warden Peter Klein of ville penitentiary was death by seven convicts, all Chicago, in a the first prison, the J. S 5—Deputy the States- beaten to to- from prison break -toda^, in the great modern sje|| The convicts escaped in Whitman automobile. term's i The convicts, three of them serving life sentences for murder the other four serving long took with them a guard Keelay. Keeley had taken the seven to the Assistant Warden's office to the solitary cell house to be disciplined He is believed to have taken a post at the door and to have sent tho men in to face Mr. Kle'in. A few' minutes later they emerged, cowed Keeley into walking vth them a half . mile across on vard, unlocking the big gate leaving with them. Klein's cached with difficulty becqii bod 1 was r< took the escaping prisoners key to the solitary cell house.