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MANSFIELD — Two men wanted for involuntary manslaughter are among this week's Most Wanted list compiled by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force in the Richland County division for the week of Jan. 4.

Robert McDowell, 54, is 5-foot-11, 175 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is sought for obstructing justice. Officials say he has ties to the Mansfield area.

William Smith, 37, is 6-foot-2, 245 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He is wanted for a parole violation on an original charge of burglary. Authorities say he has ties to the Bucyrus and Galion areas.

James Bailey Jr., 27, is 5-foot-8, 131 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He is sought for involuntary manslaughter. Officials say he has ties to the Norwalk area.

Shawn Thomas, 44, is 6-foot-3, 220 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is wanted for involuntary manslaughter. Authorities say he has ties to the Norwalk area.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of any of these fugitives is asked to call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 419-774-3565 or 1-866-4-WANTED.

People also can text the keyword "WANTED" and send a tip to 847411, or visit www.usmarshals.gov/district/oh-n/fugitives. Reward money is available, but tipsters also can remain anonymous.

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