Donn Munson's Death Article Published in the Escamaba Daily Press, Feb. 6, 1958

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Donn Munson's Death Article Published in the Escamaba Daily Press, Feb. 6, 1958 - sharply criticized Heustis for sub- mitting a...
sharply criticized Heustis for sub- mitting a “completely irresponsi- ble” request for funds for health department administration Hutchinson noted the depart» ment received about two milln^t dollars last year and that Heustis asked just above three millions, “You have a responsibility as a public officer to present your re- quest m terms of what you know available in revenue and not try to grab all you can for everything you would like,” Hutchinson said, Heustis replied he would be “derelict” if he neglected to make as strong a case as he could for department's needs. Husband's Death Inquiry Resumed KALAMAZOO ? The b«h of M w ..... j Donn Munson, 39. who was foui d shot to death in his car Jan 18, will be exhumed from Mt. Olivet Cemetery Friday for an autopsy. The paper mill engineer’s death, first ruled a suicide, came only h week after he and his wife brought 14-\ear-old Angela, a daughter of Mrs. Munson, here from an Australian orhpanage Mrs. Munson, an English war bride, testified in Municipal Court Wednesday that her dead husband was not Angela’s father. She appeared in behalf of her petition to exhume Munson’s body. Mrs. Munson testified she wa« not married when Angela was born. She said Munson was aware of the child’s parentage and had been eagerly awaiting her arrival in Kalamazoo. Coroner Ralph Cook Saturday reversed his suicide verdict and listed Munson’s death as aivrden- tal. He said it could have been murder or suicide. Prosecutor Jacob Daim said ihe investigat on into Munson’s death was reopened because neither Munson nor friends could h a suicide motive. Also, Mrs furr he said, the body had moved before the corone it and there were reporu powder marks had be>‘n Munson’s band A Lugt .»en r view1 pi; was on the seat beside him. A coroner’s jury will be sworn in following the autopsy, Datm said. An inquest will take place early next week,

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 06 Feb 1958, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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