Troy Times

August 30, 1849


DUGAN, DENNIS - Murder - We learn from the Piqua Register of yesterday morning, that a murder was committed in Rossville, on the opposite side of the river from Piqua, on Monday evening last.  The name of the murdered man was Dennis Dugan.  He was shot in the head.  Upon examination by the surgeons, 27 shot holes were found, three of which entered the brain.  Joseph Blake, Samuel Blake, and Alexander McSherry were taken into custody, examined and sentenced to jail.

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