Death of Arthur Yoh

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DltUZDA VERDICT! REACHED BY JURY IN THREE HOURS - bin Driver of , Death Car to Know Fate This Morning DECISION SEALED Defense Claims 19 - Year Old Lass Was Unaware of Accident After deliberating nearly three hours, a jury last night reached verdict which; returned in Judge Shanaman's court this morning, will determine whether or not Miss Florence Dnuba, 19, la guilty of in voluntairy manslaughter. Miss Drusba was tried on the charge of driving an automobile Which fatally Injured Arthur Yoh, 10 - year - old coaster, at - Thirteenth and Muhlenberg streets, last February. February. It was testified that Miss DruKba's oar struck the lad, carrying nun nearly .a mock, and a half and horribly mangling his body, and that sne arove on after the body dropped irom oeneam me car. Mother Moved to Tears Called one day earlier than scheduled, scheduled, the case was started during the early part of the morning sessions 01 court. Tnroughout the testimony, the defendant sat beside her counsel, JOnn B. Btevens. Her mHUhm - mhaVon zL ler' 00 w;' court - I WlSinSaA aAln SMaaOtlttaad m m ! a head in tears as witnesses totd the story of the coaster's death beneath the wheels of her daughters auto - mooue. to as a k - " Juee Ehanaman charged tha jury f yeweroay aicreoon. The jury deliberated from 3:48 to 6:30 ! ej.lSmS. a... . s - Mt a tffsVS ae opened this morning. Claims She Kaow of Accident Assistant District Attorney Dawson u. muw. prosecuting the - a charged that the boy was killed a result of "the unlawful conduct of the defendant and that Mia Druxoa was conscious of having svuez ine youth and accordingly put out the lights of her car and increased increased her speed in flight as witnesses witnesses called to her to stop. Tim defena dhf nna that Miss Drusba'a ear tnu th. Mtr oat cancMinM tnat uiaa rtnita m. unaware of the fact until aoma thn later. - Voluntarily taking the stand.' Miss Drusba, in a cuaverlni voice, an - swered her Jpterrogators. 'When you passed Thirteenth and Muhlenberg etreets, did you see two men stanajng on a corner? icuth asked. . - "No." ' , "Did you see the boys coasting?" No.? "Did your lights go out that eve ning, or aunt theyf" Muth queried. (Tare to Page Too)

Clipped from Reading Times15 Jun 1933, ThuPage 1

Reading Times (Reading, Pennsylvania)15 Jun 1933, ThuPage 1
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