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vr pi TIL FOR DEWS Held for Court on Charge of Involuntary Manslaughter of Wentz and May BAIL OF $2,500 CONTINUED j Miss Inez Shaffer, Only Eye- Witness to Fatal Accident, Testifies at Hearing j Jesse L. Yohe, 23, was held to I court on a charge of involntary j manslaughter yesterday by AWer- :man T. Mark Brungard. Later, ; bail was set at S2.500 by the court. j He furnished bail and was released. | Not all of the witnesses called at i the inquest Monday in which (ho i deaths of Edwin G. Wentz and Francis C. May were attributed to. r careless driving by Yohc. were called at the hearing. Yohe was not placed on the stand. Measured Distances Patrolman John Rock testified as he did at the inquest, telling of finding the bodies on the floor of j the gas station and of questioning i Yohe. He again stated that he I smellcd liquor on Yohe's breath and believed Yohe had been drinking. He gave the measurements j taken the next day on where the j bodies \vere found in relationship j to the first pool of blood found near the gasoline purnps. Dr. F. E. Sanford reiterated testimony Tuesday that when he arrived the boys were dead, and that Miss Ida Shaffer was suffering with a cut on the forehead, shock and a leg injury. He said he smelled liquor or something with an alcoholic content on Yohe's breath and repeated that he did not examine Yohe for 30 or 45 minutes after he arrived. At that time, he said, he did not think him intoxicated. Miss Inez Shaffer, twin sister of the girl who was hurt, appeared on t the stand and, in a hesitant voice, (testified as,she had at the inquest. was walking close enough ' to the Wentz boy that she could have l.reached out. and touched-him with i her left hand. She was rather vague in distances, seemingly , I afraid to make a definite statement . for fear of being challenged She • was the only eye witness beside j Yohe and Roscoe M Sheaslcy j who was riding with him when the ' accident happened. Picture in Evidence Mi-is Shaffer in her testimony was shown the picture, reproduced ,-as

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  1. The Express,
  2. 07 Feb 1936, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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