24 Dec 1906 Culpeper tragedy Dr Edward Leon Thompson arrested & released on bond
The < nlpeper Traged). A chnrge of performing a rriniinal op eration on Viola Bywatcr?, ofCnlpeper, Va., December 1, in Waahington, was filed again-t Dr. Edward Leon Tbomr son In the Pfllice Court in that city Eftil urday. Because of tbe fact that Mra. Bywaters could not appfar Prosecuting Attorney Giveo requested the court to rontinue the case iodffmitely .fudge Mullowny consented, and lixed the bend at |l,r>00. The doctor seenred a bond* man that afternoon and waa relpased. It haa been intiraated that DeteedfB Cornwall, whose retitrn to Waahington froro Culpeper reaulted in the arrest of Dr, Fiward I.eon in connection with tbe Strother-Bywatcrs case. wi!l prob ably return to Culpeper this week to get a person*l atatement from.Mrs Bywaters widow of the dead man, whom he couid oot see on bis former trip.