James Jay, Will be tried for murder

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James Jay, Will be tried for murder - for n i n g be · T. J«y Not a Reuulir...
for n i n g be · T. J«y Not a Reuulir Phrslclin-WIII Tried lor Murd«r. Dr. J. Howell Way, secretary of bo State Medical Society, writes LObevillo Cititen that Dr. J. V. who last week killed his three obil- ron at bis home near Bruardsvillo, inncorube county, was not a regular ractitionor bnt a ''quack dootor"who ad been reported to the Buncombe nthorities as an illegal practitioner, 'ho Ashoville Gazette News says of ay: "It is said that the d r u n k rhich Jay was on and which onion atod in the murder of the three ren, started about the 15tb of last month, when be went on an eiour ion. Up to that time the man had een knjtibg comparatively sober, int, rerarbing from the excursion, e continued to drink heavily, with tho intoxicants he drank, need ooaino. "The verdict of the coroner's jnry iatnrday was that the three children ame to their death at the bands ieir father, J. V. Jay, and that be time be was under the influence f whiskey and drugs. The fact le law does not excuse a man ct committed while under the influ nco ot whiskey or drags makes espousible for bis act, and he will e placed on trial for his life. "It is expected that a true bill o found against the man when rand jury meets, And the State ie ready lor trial at the special nal term of Superior Court which onvenes here next Monday."

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  1. Statesville Record And Landmark,
  2. 23 Oct 1903, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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