James Kocian killed from Deadwood Pioneer - 9 Aug 1924

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James Kocian killed from Deadwood Pioneer - 9 Aug 1924 - Pierre Man Killed Resisting an Officer PIERRE,...
Pierre Man Killed Resisting an Officer PIERRE, Aug. 8. James Kocian, 26, taxi driver, was shot and killed early this morning in a struggle with Sam Logan, night watchman, when the latter attempted his ar rest. Logan was taking Kocian to Jail on a disorderly conduct charge when the struggle began, and Logan using the revolver as a club, accidentally accidentally discharged it, he said. The bullet entered Kocian's abdomen, Kocian is said to have two brothers In Rapid City. A coroner's Jury in the shooting of James Kocian, returned a verdict ot death by accident while resisting arrest.

Clipped from The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times09 Aug 1924, SatPage 1

The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times (Deadwood, South Dakota)09 Aug 1924, SatPage 1
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