10-16-1890 woodcock

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Our Press Counter Will That It Has the Largest Clreula. tlon In the County NUMBER FIFTY PRISONER IS FATALLY SHOT BY OFFICER . ^ _ C4rl Woodcock, Alleged High- j "" t^c" „., high 1 Shot From Deputy Roy Hance. an Carl Woodcock, 1S Misas be years old, Aurora'^ 0 " Ol Wiicy Woodcock of Qrari- arith-— Vl neld in Neoaho jail charged with highway robbery, died in Sale hospital Sunday night from given i gunsnot woundsmfllcted by of j Deputy Sheriff Roy Hance, Sat- of speak work urday afternoon, when Woodcock made a dash for liberty from. Dr. Johnson's dental office to which he had been taken by the officers to have dental work done. The ! coroner's jury summoned Monday i morning held the officer blatnye- less, returning a verdict that the will • death of Woodcock resulted from 1 a. gunshot wound inflicted by Hance in the performance of his will all the I o'clock Saturday afternoon in the j hal1 of tne Haas building at the j northeast corner of the public square. Woodcock and two other field prisoners, Ray Bedwell attd' John j Daggett, had been taken to the that j Dentist's office on the second Tne shooting of Woodcock by took place about two gives | floor of the Haas building by show- j sheriff John Beavers and Hance has j to have some dental work done in While de- j at the request of the prisoners. Woodcock and Daggett were in the waiting room while Bedwell wag . non- to j cock j urn ped up and ran down the hallway followed by Hance who called to him to halt. Woodcock ran down the 'stairway and as he got-io vaulted over wer landing he the bannister but teams j just tnen H ance shot and Wood"•- hopes coc fc crumpled up on the floor. will as use The shot struck him below the right shoulder ranging downward and out through the abdomen. Tho woun< ied man was taken to i sale hospital where he died Sunby,ho in I day night about nine o'clock. Bethe have some game, the game the yet on Aurora was to to coach exactly tomorrow's with man" 'ores- , fore he died he told Sheriff Beavers that he regretted his attempt to escape but that he was tired of being in jail. Woodcock and a companion, Max Wilds, 18, were arrested at Joplin, June 15, last, in connection with a holdup at Dequesne crossing. The holdup victims were Theodore Bradley of Diamond and a young woman companion, and 4 cents taken from the woman represented the proceeds of the rob- Pollce said the youths also had a straw hat, identified as Bradley's, as well as a rifle. Their' trial was set for the September term of circuit court at Joplin. but they were granted a change of venue to the Newton county circuit court at Neosho. It is said that Woodcock told * the officers when he was brought to Neosho that he would not be taken to tho penitentiary. His trial would probably have come up in circuit court here next week. Woodcock's body was taken to the family home in Granby and funeral 'servlcesr~were held Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 at the Baptist church there. Burial was in, Granby cemetery. KIDNA.PPKD GlRlt FORMER STUDENT OP PATJI* MATTHEWS Mrs. Alma Wilson McKinloy

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  1. The Neosho Times,
  2. 16 Oct 1930, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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