Meyers John Probably Murder in Turtle Creek

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Meyers John Probably Murder in Turtle Creek - neighbors say all died as the baby did....
neighbors say all died as the baby did. Longowitz Longowitz is in jail pending the coroner's inquest, having been arrested after a desperate light with four olluers. ttill Probably be a Murder. John Meyers, a steel worker employed at the Edgar Thompson works, Brad-dock, Brad-dock, and living at Turtle Creek, shot hie wife iu the back on Monday night, for interfering while he was punishing one of the children. She is thought to be mortally wounded. Myers then ran to the house ( i James Brandfit a neighbor, neighbor, revolver in hand, and fired at him. The shot missed, and hatless and coat-less, coat-less, he ran to Port Perry, and from there to Braddock. where he was arrested. arrested. To Chief of Police George Bennett, he said: "i don't care a d n if they do hang me. I don't care a d n if I did kill her,, she tried to kill me." He claimed that his wife had two revolvers which she tried to use on him before he opened fire.

Clipped from The Cambria Freeman11 Oct 1895, FriPage 2

The Cambria Freeman (Ebensburg, Pennsylvania)11 Oct 1895, FriPage 2
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