William B Randall

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the Edwin got Dr. the and after in he into repair Jury Convicts Thompson Of Wife's Slaying By GEORGE B. BROWN United Press International MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UPI) —Deputies hustled criminal attorney attorney T. Eugene Thompson off to 'prison today to start serving a life sentence at hard labor for masterminding the slaying of his wife for more than $1 million insurance. Authorities apparently hoped •to get the suave, 35-year-old Thompson behind bars at Stillwater Stillwater State Prison before his lawyers can file an' appeal, which will be Monday at the earliest. Thus Thus Thompson will change his high-priced suits for prison dungarees less than 24 hours after six men and six women found him guilty of conspiring to have his wife, Carol, murdered. murdered. And in so doing the one-time farm boy's promising and already already high-paying career fell into ruin for at least 17- years and four months—when he will be eligible for • parole—unless the appeal should - upset the verdict. Won't Answer QQuestions Thompson's brunette paramour paramour Mrs. Jacqueline Oleseri, 27, opened the door, of her apartment only far enough to tell reporters they would have to .see her attorney . for any statement. Thompson's four children, Jeffrey, 14, Patricia, 12, Marjorie, Marjorie, 10, and Army, 7, apparently apparently will go to 'live with his sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Besche. The Gesches have a "700-acre farm near Blue Earth, .Minn. Prosecutor William B. Randall Randall made plans to proceed with murder trials for two other other persons in the case. He said he was ready to try Norman J. Mastrian, 40, former prize .fighter and one-time college college classmate of Gene and Carol Thompson and in more recent days a law client of the defendant. Salesman Faces Trial And after that it will be Dick W. C. Anderson, 35, a decorated decorated Korean veteran who became a sometime salesman and a continuous hard-drinker later. The jury foreman told questioners questioners Thompson's affair with Mrs. Olesen then . a divorcee, did not have much" to do with the verdict. He indicated the p-imafy reason for the slaying •was the $1 million in insurande Thompson had purchased<on his wife. Minnesota has no death .penalty.- .penalty.- The'state contended Thompson Thompson worked through Mastrian to arrange for Anderson to- kill Thompson's 34-year-old wife last March 6 in their fashionable fashionable St. Paul home. •

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  1. The Tipton Daily Tribune,
  2. 07 Dec 1963, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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