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Daily News, Chicago, IL

Friday, December 1, 1967

An Illinois State Penitentiary parolee who couldn't kick the crime habit paid with his life when he and two other men broke into the Sleepy Hollow, Ill., home of Dr. Roland Russell. As the gunmen were occupied tying Russell's wife and son to a bed, the doctor edged back to a table where he kept a loaded revolver. He fired four times, mortally wounding the parolee. The dying man's companions fled.

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