Lucius Wilson executed

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Lucius Wilson executed - DIED BY ELECTRICITY. Murderer Wlllnu Uiven...
DIED BY ELECTRICITY. Murderer Wlllnu Uiven Fatal Shook la Aaliurn (N. Y ) Prison. Acburw, N. Y., May 14.-Luciu 14.-Luciu 14.-Luciu P. Wil son died in the electrocution chair at the penitentiary in this city at 12:43 today. At his own request be was photographed in bis cell this rooming. All through the morning he preserved an uurulllod .de meanor. Ho refused to see a clergyman. Wilson was executed for the murder of Detective Harvey, July 81, lSMs in Syra cuse, riarvey was snot tnrouun tne neaa as he was attempting the arrest of Wilson and bis brother for burglary, otneers and citisons pursued tne men -ana -ana captured Lucius. Charles uson was not taken until two weeks later. The men were iden tified as members of the Hudspeth-Slys Hudspeth-Slys Hudspeth-Slys gang, wbo committed the Ulendale train robbery in Missouri three years ago. The also made record for themselves as burglars burglars and all-around all-around all-around desperado in Omaha and at other places in the west. Charles Wi son. who is sun awaiting trial, may also suffer tho death penalty for th murder of the detective. His record is, if possible, worse than that of bis late brother. Lucius Wilson was 30 years old, and was born at Hollidaysburg, Pa. . He went to Nebraska when a child and that state was bis home. He was a lather by trade. Charles Wilson is 25 years old aud is also a lather.

Clipped from The Pantagraph15 May 1894, TuePage 1

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)15 May 1894, TuePage 1
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