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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter May 23, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 23, 1964, Dover, Ohio The Daily Reporter French Plane Builder's Wife Abducted By Pair t * Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Saturday, May 23, 1964 VOL. 60. NO. 268. 44 PAGES. rn is * us 7 CENTS ' V'1 ' A 3^* By RICHARD K. O MALLEY PARIS (AP) — Two hooded gunmen kidnaped the wife of Marcel Dassault, French nuclear warplane builder, early today. Hours later a Paris newspaper said a caller demanded $2 million ransom. The anonymous call amid a massive manhunt for the men and their getaway driver, who sped away with Madeleine Dassault, about 65, after pistol-whipping her husband. 72, and their chauffeur, Louis Dubois, 48. Police said it was uncertain whether the ransom call to the evening Le Monde came from the kidnapers or a crank. The The true value of horse sense is shown by the fact that the horse was afraid of the auto during that period when the pedestrian laughed at it. caller was a man, officers said, but there were no further details on the conversation. Interior Minister Roger Frey had road blocks set up before dawn along the south auto route where the kidnap car headed. Special squads watched airports, and frontier guards were on full alert. A yellow and black sedan, believed to be the getaway car, was found abandoned later two See WIFE, Page 30Man With Slain Wife's Body Chased. Dies As Home Burns By Pete Groh Daily Reporter Staff Writer COSHOCTON — A detective magazine-type story unfolded here yesterday as a man shot his wife, exchanged gunfire with lawmen and later died in his burning farm home. The blaze reduced the house to rubble. After the debris had cooled sufficiently, deputies began searching the ruins. Sheriff William Hoop Jr. identified the couple as Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Twila) Carroll, the parents of 3 children, ages IO to 16. The bodies of Carroll and his wife were found close together, deputies said. Carroll, described as being “mentally ill,” went to the home of his brother-in-law, Glenn Smith, south of here, about 10:30 yesterday morning to ask his wufe to return home. She reportedly had been living at her sister’s place with the children for about a week after filing for a divorce. Mrs. Carroll apparently refused and was shot several times by her husband as she ran into the front yard. Sheriff Hoop said 3 spent 410-gauge shotgun shells were at the scene. Another spent shell, a 16-gauge type, also was ★ found. It was believed fired from a shotgun owned by Smith and also used in the killing by Carroll. Carroll then stuffed his wife’s body in the trunk of his 1961 Plymouth sedan and sped away. Deputies were notified and an all-points bulletin for the man went out. A New Moscow area farmer— after hearing a news bulletin from the Coshocton radio station-notified deputies that he had assisted a man driving a car matching the description. He said the motorist went into a ditch and that he used a tractor to pull him out. He also reported a 5-gallon gas can in the back seat. About 1:30 p.m., deputies spotted the car and began pursuit. Over a public address system they pleaded with Carroll to “give himself up.” Carroll, who had been a patient in Cambridge State Hospital in 1963, then headed toward his farm home. Several shots were fired by deputies as they gave chase. The man drove to the side of the home and got out with a shotgun. Deputies, held at bay for a time, said they saw the trunk lid open but could not tell if Carroll removed his wife’s body. Carroll then apparently set fire to the auto with the gasoline and went into the residence. He opened fire on the deputies shortly after they had made another plea for him to surrender. During the exchange of gunfire, Deputy Robert Hall of Coshocton was hit in the arm y shotgun pellets. He was released See COSI HK TON, Page 16 BULLETIN (Early Story on Page 31) TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — A Tampico businessman said a Piper Apache plane missing with deLesseps S. Morrison and six other persons was reported sighted today close to Victoria, Tamaulipas State. The businessman, Otto Stiles, said a ground crew was approaching the scene. Stiles said the area was on the Santa Clara Ranch, about 35 miles north of Victoria, the state capital, and 150 miles south of Brownsville, Tex. The gunfire over, deputies and state patrolmen discuss the events leading up to the death of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Carroll of Coshocton County. Burning in the background is the Carroll home and at the left is the smoldering auto in which Carroll had stuffed the body of his wife after the shooting. Both bodies were found in the ruins of the home.Ironworkers Okay Contract The 250-member Iron Workers Local Union 550 voted last night to accept a new 3-year contract with the building contractors in an 8-county area, including Tuscarawas, Wayne, Holmes and Stark. Approval of the contract, worked out last Wednesday ends a 3-week strike, which for a time had tied up all construction jobs in the area. The Iron Workers was the last union to reach agreement. The new pact calls for a 50-cent package, 20 cents this year and 15-cent hourly hikes the next 2 years. Ufo**-    — «r v    I ON THE INSIDE rn mm    -rn.    t Around The World ............ 15 Hospital Nows  _..... 16 Obituaries  ................ 29 Spoils .......   33    to    37 Television ........  19    to    23 Women’s Pages-------a    &    9 ;

  • Louis Dubois
  • Otto Stiles
  • Richard Carroll
  • Richard K. O Malley
  • Robert Hall
  • William Hoop Jr.

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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter

Location: Dover, Ohio

Issue Date: May 23, 1964

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