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' ANOTHER SUSPECT IN KANSAS ' CITY KIDNAPING SOUGHT FOR RETURN TO MISSOURI TODAY a KANSAS CITY, June 19.—WV- ^seklng'the speedy return of another suspect in the recent kidnap- ing of Miss Mary McElroy, two -Kansas Cltv detectives were en route /today to Roanoke, Va., where George McOee, 21, was held for Missouri authorities. E. C. Reppert, director of police, announced last night he had been ' informed that McGee, a brother of Walter McGee, alleged leader of the gang, which obtained $30,000 for the release of the daughter of H. F. 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, Texas, and ClareneV Click, taken in* custody here, were indicted by a federal .grand jury, and fafe kidnaping charges drawn under -state statutes which 1 provide a death-penalty for the offense. The Kansas City detectives, William Sitrtpeon and John Lothridge, also were Instructed • to question a man who gave his name • as Howard Elmer Wilson, 22, Meridian, Kas. He was arrested at Lynchburg, Va., and was reported here to have been seen with McOee. • McGee was arrested Saturday nttrht on charges of drunkenness and carrying concealed weapons. Roanoke police said they Identified him through a circular, from the Kansas City police department. He voiced resentment of purported confessions of his brother and Click, who he said •"squealed" on him. Officers still are seeking another suspect In the McElroy kid- naping. He Is Clarence Stevens. Miss McElroy was kidnaped by two men and released about. 80 hours later after having been chained to a hall In a house near Shawnee, Kas. ^ MATTERN (Continued From Page One) able to fly to the Siberian mainland and send out wdrd .they were still alive. 'Brother Would Join (Search. CALGARY, Alta., June 19.—W>— Roy Mattern, brother of -James Mattern, long overdue on the Khabarovsk-Nome leg of his round the world flight, today • volunteered to join any expedition to search for the missing flier either hy land or. sea. Roy believes his brother has been forced, down on one of the peninsulas or- Islands of the Northern part of Siberia.

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  1. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light,
  2. 20 Jun 1933, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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