Millionaires' sons held for kidnapping and murder of lad

United Press

CHICAGO -- Nathan Leopold, 19 years old, the son of a millionaire manufacture, is held for questioning in connection with the death of Robert Franks, 14-year-old son of Jacob Franks, Chicago millionaire, who was kidnapped and slain.

Leopold, a student at the Chicago University, admitted losing a pair of glasses identical with those found near Franks' body. He admitted also that he owned a typewriter identical with that on which the ransom note was written.


Richard Loeb, son of the late vice president of Sears, Roebuck & Company, and friend of Leopold, is also held for investigation. The police are no satisfied with the story Loeb told them and are holding him in jail.

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