Murder of William Milligan

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Murder of William Milligan - AT THE FUtfEKAL Two Neighbors of Milligan Were...
AT THE FUtfEKAL Two Neighbors of Milligan Were • Arrested For Killing Him, VINCBNN-ES," IXD., June 28.—At the funeral of Win. Milligan to-day near Sumner, 111 , Geo. Hazletou and John Cunningham, neighbors of the deceased, were placed under arrest, charged with his murder. Shortly after Milligan was assassinated yesterday, and while his wife was weeping over the dead body of her husband, Hazeltou drove by in a buggy with an air of unconcern that aroused suspicion. It is supposed that ho went to Billet, 111., got Cunningham into the vehicle and came to Vincennos, as tho blood hounds on the frail of t.ho unknown assassin last all trace of him of him -alter reaching Billet. Cunningham is said to be implicated in the theft of some clover seed, of which the murdered man had knowledge,-and on which account it is supposed Milligan lost his life. Bloodhounds Will Trail tlie Unknown Assassin, VIXCKNN.ES, IKD., June 2S.—At daylight this morning William Milligan, a Lawrence county farmer, was called to his door and assassinated. The murderer shot him three times in the breast and fied. . Milligan died instantly. Bloodhounds were sent for to track the assassin. a in

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  1. Xenia Daily Gazette,
  2. 29 Jun 1896, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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