Dangerously ill...April 9, 1935

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Dangerously ill...April 9, 1935 - Mississippi re- than reflected, in C. miles...
Mississippi re- than reflected, in C. miles Robert of DR. DEAN NOW SERIOUSLY ILL SAY LAWYERS Woman Doctor Whose Life Sentence is Affirmed Waits Further Legal Effort to Escape Prison. By Associated Press) GREENWOOD, Miss., April 9. -Dr. Sarah Ruth Dean, 37-year-old physician whose life sentence for the "poison whisky highball murder" of her on--tlme clinical associate. Dr. Jol'_n P. Kennedy, was affirmed by the stetc supreme court Monday, was reported "rt-sntorously ill" by her chief counsel. A. F. Gardner, today. ,, Though technically in custody of the rheriff of Leflore county, Dr. Dean was confined to a hospital while her attorneys made preparation for taking further legal steps to save their client from prison. Members of the defense counsel said today that the formal legal petition to be filed with the supreme court asking for re-opening of the appeal on a suggestion of error, Is being prepared. Tuberculosis Victim Attorney Gardner said today that Dr. Dean is suffering from tuberculosis. The attorney said the once comely and healthy woman specialist in childrens' diseases now weighs only about 90 pounds. He declared that Dr. Dean had suffered a hemorrhage recently and was "a very sick woman." Dr. Dean's attorneys have 15 in which to file a suggestion of with the supreme court, though time may be extended h' order ol the court for 15 days longer, Attorney Richard Denman said yesterday. It would probably require the court several weeks to study the petition on the suggestion of error before handing down a ruling. If the suggestion of error is sustained by the court, the case would be re-opened for review. Should the court rule adversely on the suggestion of error. Dr. Dean's attomeyt are expected to appeal to Governor Conner for a pardon or suspension of sentence. In the meantime. Dr. Dean will remain in Greenwood, cither under technical custody or free under $10,000 bond. Killer of Girl in Oklahoma is

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  1. The Leader-Call,
  2. 09 Apr 1935, Tue,
  3. Page 10

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