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 - .ROY CASE SUSPECT HELD >rge McGee, Brother of...
.ROY CASE SUSPECT HELD >rge McGee, Brother of essed Kidnaper, Captured in Virginia KANSAS CITY, June 19-X5V- Asking the speedy return of an- & y otpfer in the recent kidnaping of ^ Mils Mary McElroy, two Kansas T 'C&y detectives were ,en route to; day. to Roanoke, Va., where George McGee, 21, was being held for Missouri authorities. , E. C. Reppert, director of police, announced last night he had been inforrmed that McGee, a brother of Walter McGee, alleged leader Of the gang which obtained $30,000 fpfthe release of the daughter 'of fit* I*. McElroy, city manager of Kansas City, had admitted participation in the abduction and had expressed the desire to waive extradition. Walter McGee, arrested at Amarillo, Tex., and Clarence Click, taken into custody here, were indicted by a federal grand jury, and fa~ee kidnaping charges drawn under, state statutes,.which provide a death penalty for the offense. ^The Kansas.City detectives, Wil, Kajp Simpson and John Lothridge, slsj? were .instructed to question a gave his name as Howard Wilson, 22, Meriden, Kas. i arrested at Lynchburg, ", and was reported here to have seen with McGee. Following a-'telephone conversation with Ljnehburg police, T. J. Higgins, chief of detectives, said he had been /,' informed that Wilson had led police to a cache containing two sub-machine guns, five revolvers, two bul- ' let-proof vests and 1,000 rounds of ammunition. •TMcGee was arrested Saturday night on charges of drunkenness ^aad carrying concealed weapons. Roanoke police said they had identified him through a circular from the Kansas City police department. voiced resentment of purported confessions . of his brother and CHijk, who, he said, squealed on linn, Shortly after his arrest, Wal, te^j McGee signed a statement •which police said implicated his .Officers still are seeking another suspect in the McElroy kid- Majjing. He is Clarence Stevens. 1 JfojUowing the arrest of Walter McGee and Click, police recovered •bout half of the supposed ransom money. , jMiss McElroy was kidnaped by two men and released about 30 r Jwtirs later after having been •; chained to a wall in a house near Shawnee, Kas.

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  1. Miami Daily News-Record,
  2. 19 Jun 1933, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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