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BODY OF MAN SLAIN ON MAY 13 IS BURIED Remains of James Critchlow, Who Died of Crushed Skull in York Hospital, Laid Away Today in Greenmount Cemetery; No Trace of Murderer Found York, Pa., Aug. 14. The body of James Critchlow, who was murdered in a railroad shack at Cly on the night of May 13, by Curtis Sipple, alias R. E. Hicks, now a fugitive from justice, was buried this morning in Greenmount cemetery. Critchlow .died in the York hospital as the result of a crushed skull, caused by a blow from a blunt instrument in the hands of Sipple, who also is alleged to have murdered Gabriel Pcraccia, an Italian, at the same time. The body was embalmed by a local undertaker so that it has been kept in good condition up to this time. A diligent search by police and detectives has as yet failed to develop a trace of Sipple since he visited his home in Cincinnati, the day after the murder was discovered.