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Joseph Allen, of Steubenville, O., who worked in Pittsburg a short time, and whom the police believe to be the murderer of Achsah King, will more than likely be arrested this week. Detective John Roach, who is scouring the country about Steubenville in search of the suspect, telegraphed Superintendent of Detectives Philip Demmel that he is hopeful of apprehending the man very soon, and that each hour brings him closer to the fugitive. [The Manitowoc Pilot (Manitowoc, WI) July 12, 1859, page 3, sub by RL]

Joseph Allen, Accused of Killing a Woman at Pittsburg, Caught at Findlay, O.
Findlay, O., Aug. 6.- Joseph Allen of Steubenville O. wanted in Pittsburg, being charged with the murder of Achsah King, on July 23 last, was captured in this city last evening by Detective John Roach of Pittsburg, and Chief of Police Kramer, of Findlay. The murder was committed in a wine room in Pittsburg. Allen escaped, but was traced to this city by Detective Roach and arrested at the home of his sister. [The Manitowoc Pilot (Manitowoc, WI) July 12, 1859, page 3, sub by RL]

At Findlay, O., Dale Latham, Jesse Jourers and Marrice Lear were arrested on the charge of assaulting and robbing L. H. Parks, an oil driller. They confessed the assault. [Sistersville Daily Oil Review (Sistersville, W. V.) August 6, 1902, page 4]

Findlay, O., Sept 4 - On complaint from others in a boarding house John
Owens, who about two weeks ago escaped from the asylum at Toledo, was arrested here Friday and locked up. Owens has an hallucination that some one is going to kill him. He will be returned to Toledo. [Lima Morning News, Sep 5, 1909 - Sub by L. Dietz]

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