Clipped From The Bridgeport Telegram

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INQUEST MS. IN DIVORCEE'S RIFLE SLAVING MILFORD, July 10 — flew rial'-en County Coroner James J. Corrlgin today scheduled an inquest tor Tuesday in the rifle slaying nf Mrs. Valerie Woehllt ol 23 Sampson avenue. The -15-year-old divorcee was shot to death Friday nigh! at her home. Two men who were found at ihe heme whan police arrived were arrested. Both had been drinking, police said. Raymond Pc mercy, 35, who police said had been a tenant at ilrs. Wwhlk's home for 10 months, ivas held in lieu of $40... 000 bond on an idleness charge. John Sharnick. 15, or Seaside avenue, Bridgeport, was held in lieu of J10.MO bond "on ,m charge of breach of peace. Police said Pomeroy was the owner or the v.-eapon, a .27 rifle Municipal Court Prosecutor George Jaser quoted Pomeroy as having said the shot lhat hit Mrs. Woehllc in Ihe neck was fired accidentally when thi gun fell on the lloor. Hnivever, police reported finding two other bullets imbedded in walls in the home. Coroner Corrigan said Pomeroy, Sharnick and Milford police who nave seen on the case Willi on summoned to trie inquest Services for Mrs.. Woehlk. -45, will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the George J. Smith and Son. funeral home. 135 Broad str«t, wilh the Rev. Carl Mc~ oe.rg, pastor of Trinitv Uirlier church, officiating. Burial will be m ™gi nignway cemetery.

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  1. The Bridgeport Telegram,
  2. 11 Jul 1960, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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