Sheriff Russell Wilkes article regarding Kelly death

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Sheriff Russell Wilkes article regarding Kelly death - I a DREW Body of Paris, Mo. Woman Found In...
I a DREW Body of Paris, Mo. Woman Found In Mississippi R. ; Near Louisiana, Mo. BANK AND DEPARTED Left Note to Husband Indr eating She Was Prepar- '-:.'. ing to, Leave Him on a; from 'ai what file wa Jewett, ·PARIS, Mo., July 14-- (AP)-Sheriff (AP)-Sheriff Russell Wilkes of Monroe county said today Rev. C. E. on, 51-year-old former pastor o he Paris Baptist church, was arrested early today for questioning n; connection with, the disappearance disappearance and strange death of Mrs Dennis Kelly, 45, prominen church worker. Mrs. Kelly's body was recover ed-from the Mississippi River nea Louisiana, Mo., late yesterday. Rev. Newton was spirited away o;a jail outside the county. Wilkes said he will be turned to Sheriff A. W. Johnson of County, 111., where he said it is believed Mrs. Kelly was slain Tuesday. Denies" All Connection The minister denied any connection connection with the death of his friend of years standing, the sheriff stated. Wilkes said he questioned several hours and still maintained he was at his resi- .dence, one block from the Kelly home, throughout Monday night and Tuesday morning; Sheriff Wilkes disclosed that his deputies had examined the minister's automobile and report- .ed "they found '-wtiat "appeared be blood stains under, a floor : ,-rhe car ha'd:receritly;been ;; washed the sheriff - " 'Corner ^ ^ _ county was to conduct an inquesl at Louisiana today. Identification of the woman's body taken the Mississippi yesterday as of Mrs. Kelly was made last by a brother-in-law, Charles of Hannibal. The body was to Hannibal. The Rev. aA " B ^ TMw i °" *!,,, pastorate here last hen .he has been resigned his year. Since preaching (Continued on page 2)

Clipped from Jefferson City Post-Tribune14 Jul 1937, WedPage 1

Jefferson City Post-Tribune (Jefferson City, Missouri)14 Jul 1937, WedPage 1
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