George Sahlie 1949
Huron Convict Walks Away From Iowa Pen Fort Madison, n. — (fl>>— George Sahlie, 24, of Huron, S. D., walked away from the Iowa state penitentiary penitentiary here last night, the state highway highway patrol reported. Sahlie was woiking at the prison powderhouse, outside ,the walls, when he walked away about 8:30 p. m. (CST), the highway patrol said. He had been sentenced in July, 1945, from Woodbury county for larceny of a motor vehicle. Prison authorities described Sahlie as six feet, three inches tall, 185 pounds with brown hah- and eyes. He was wearing blue denim prison clothing when he escaped. Sahlie has a heart with the initials initials "G. S." tatooed on one arm, and the letters "B-u-t-c-h" tatooed on the knuckles of his left hand, the highway patrol reported.