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re- YOUTH MOVED To Lawrenceburg Jail To Await Grand Jury Action In Slaying Of Wcisburg Man, Former Cineinnatian. rsciAii mspiTcn to thb EKQmmtn. Lawrenceburg, Ind., January 8 Len G. Baker, 19 years old, a former former Kentuckian, lay in Dearborn County Jail here tonight, recover ing from a bullet wound in his left leg, and facing a murder charge in the slaying Saturday ,of Edward Hemke, 69, postmaster at Weis- Weis- burg, this county, and a former Cincinnati policeman. Baker was brought here early this morning from Aurora, where he was taken late yesterday after threats were heard against him at Weisburg. Officials tonight said an indict ment would be considered bv the Dearborn County Grand Jury Tues day, the jury is in session. Dr. Edwin L. Libbert, Coroner, will open his hearing tomorrow morning, uaker was captured soon after Hemke was slain as he walked from his general, store to his son's residence, a block away. Sheriff James B. Hulbert and William F. Kelly, Aurora Police Chief, traced Baker to a field a mile from Weisburg. Weisburg. Baker received his leg wound in shots exchanged before the cap ture. Baker, until two months ago a resident of Gallatin County, Kentucky, Kentucky, went to the post office to call for mail. An argument arose between the Postmaster and the youth, who later charged a cus tomer In the store hit him on his head with a cane. The youth went to his home and returned with a revolver, and, officials officials charge, fired one shot at Hemke, which struck him in his head.

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 09 Jan 1933, Mon,
  3. Page 14

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