Joseph Bowne Elwell

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ELWELL AND KEENAN SLAYERS ARE KNOWN Police Commissioner Enright, Says Polloe Need One Percent Percent Moihft Evidence. HOPE TO CLOSE CASE (V MIOOMIt ! B) NBW YOKJC. Oct 17 - The slayers of Joeoph 11 Klwell and of Dorothy King Keenan, victims In two of New York's most notorious unsolved murder mysteries, are known to the police, according to Police Commissioner Commissioner Knrlght, but the evidence is Insufficient to warrant arrests Klwell. aportsma n and bridge expert, expert, was slain In his apartment one night In May, 1920, after he had been host at a roof garden party. Dorothy Keenan, ISrooadway "butterfly," "butterfly," waa slain In her Apartment off fifth avenue,, laat March Speaking over the radio last night on "police problems,' Mr Knrlght eald: "In theae unsolved cases our books are not closed until the last principal Involved la dead. About the Klwell and Dot King mysteries many of theae cases are not mysteries, to the police department. The murderers are known, but we have been unable to get the 1 percent additional legal evidence to make arrests. "The department never nleepa. we hope some day to getx tha other 1 percent of evidence. It is better to be sure ofyour shot than to miss."

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  1. The Fort Wayne Sentinel,
  2. 17 Oct 1923, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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  • Joseph Bowne Elwell

    kluley – 12 Dec 2014

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