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 - SAHMS GIRL DIES. It the Second Victim of Bronx...
SAHMS GIRL DIES. It the Second Victim of Bronx Stab bing Janitor Still Held. - The second death In last Tuesday's stab bing tragedy at 0."S4 Anderson Avenue, the Bronx, occurred last night at Leba non Hospital, where Sophie Sahms, 15 years old, succumbed to numerous stab wounds in the neck and body. Her moth er, who was also stabbed, had not fully recovered consciousness at the hour of the daughter's death, and she may die at Any time. ? On Tuesday morning the dead body of Peter Sahms, his throat cut from ear to ear with a butcher's knife that lay on the floor beside him. was found In the kitchen of the basement apartment occupied by the family father, mother, and daughter at ik4 Anuerson Avenue, on tne iioor in ftonA rate bedrooms were found at t hi same time Mrs. Sophia Sahms and the girl. Sophie, it was apparent to Coroner Schwannecke that Sahms nad tried to murder bis wife and child, and then had committed suicide. John Quell, the Janitor of the adjoining nouse, wo. umi, was arrested as a witness. witness. Last nlsrht Coroner Schwanneke held a preliminary examination of Quell and learned, be said, that Quell carried in his Docket a key to the Sahms apart ment. He remanded Quell to the Mor- Mor- risania jfouce btatton.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 23 Apr 1909, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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