Mayfield Murder Victim Unidentified

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Mayfield Murder Victim Unidentified - I NOT IDENTIFIED t MAN FOUND DEAD AT MAYFIELD...
I NOT IDENTIFIED t MAN FOUND DEAD AT MAYFIELD WAS NOT LYON PICTURE MAN f It Is Not Certain That the Man Killed Himself Ho May Have Been Murdered The man found with his throat cut near Mayfield was not Lyon the picture man As first reported In The Sun ho was a stranger and had removed removed every mark of nIt nIt was subsequently thought that he was n w Lyon who had been takIng takIng orders for pictures but a telephone telephone message was yesterday received received from Lyon stating that he was alive and at Puryear Yesterdays Mayfield Messenger saysThe The theory or the best one at least Is that tho strange man came from Trigg county and on In this di rection and was either l murdered tog committed suicide at the place where his body was found Whoever committed committed the act did It with a razor Efforts are being made to ferret out the crime If possible and to learn the name of the man One theory Is that he went to the straw pile cover ed himself and with face downward made the master stroke with the razor razor that cue his thrpat from ear to ear and from the effects of which he died almost without a struggle Another Another theory la that he had probably gained the 111 will of one or more persons who had It In for him to such an extent as to follow him and murder him In cold flood As to which of these theories will turn out to be the correct one only future developments will bring to light I

Clipped from The Paducah Sun-Democrat24 Dec 1904, SatPage 2

The Paducah Sun-Democrat (Paducah, Kentucky)24 Dec 1904, SatPage 2
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  • Mayfield Murder Victim Unidentified

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