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William Owens
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Birth: 1855
Death: 1905

Officer Owens succumbed to injuries received the previous day when he was assaulted during an escape attempt. He had taken a prisoner outside of the state penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas, to do survey work. In an attempt to escape, the inmate struck Officer Owens in the chest, causing internal bleeding and triggering a heart attack. The suspect was taken into custody and charged with felonious assault.  
Delaware Cemetery
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Shelli Bailey
Record added: Apr 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51528096
William Owens
Added by: Shelli Bailey
William Owens
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- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014
Thanks for your Service!! Rest in Peace!
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014

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