Schuyler County, Illinois
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Crime News

At Effingham, Ills., yesterday, John Gammon, a member of the firm of S. W. Little & Co., millers of that place, and a highly esteemed citizen, was arrested by the sheriff of Schuyler Co., Ills., on the charge of having murdered a man in Rushville in that county, fourteen years ago, and afterwards breaking jail and getting away, since when no trace could be found of him until recently. The sheriff took Gammon in irons back to Rushville.

[Deseret News, 17 Mar 1875 - Sub. by K.T.]

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