Bert Brannock Murder-Suicide
Bloomiield Man and Stenographer Found Shot in Parked Car on Holland life Gaston hall before Bert Bronnock, Member of Prominent Family, and Fiancee Dead BLOOMFIELD, Mo., March r /. --(AP)--Bert Brannock, 46, war veteran, and Miss Millicent' Jamar, 28, stenographer for a law firm here, were found shot to death in Brannoek's car early tonight on a road 3-"/2 miles west of BloomfJeld. The bodies were found by Thompson;.''a. .farmer,, .whp_- Brannock, "son of Frank' nock, Â·former representative in Missouri legislature, was slumped over the steering wheel of his sedan, a bullet wound in his temple. Miss Jamar, shot through the forehead, sat upright on the seat beside him. Thompson said a pistol with two empty shells lay on the floorboard between Brannock's feet. Brannock, member of a prominent Stoddard county family, up a lunchroom and soft drink business 18 months ago after a nervous breakdown and had in ill health since. He had gone with Miss Jamar for two years, friends said she had refused his offers of marriage because of objections of her mother, Mrs. Flora Jamar. Both bodies were brought to the county courthouse here an inquest will be held tonight. short I Brannock is survived by his the ents, six brothers and a sister; Miss Jamar by her mother, sislers and a brother.