ID ID Falls - Post-Register 1937 02-12 Fri Pg 08 Claude Butler found dead
j j I TWO ALBION STUDENTS DIE Claude Butler and James Roberts Roberts of Rupert Region Found Dead in Bed Wandaj Han! j ALBION. Idaho, Feb. 12. UP>- Two Albion normal college stu- dent* were found dead un er mys- terious circumstances today—side .„»„.wnKiui by side in a bed in an automobile trailer they used as a home. Authorities pressed an immediate immediate investigation. They discounted first theories of suicide or accidental accidental death by fumes. They indicated indicated autopsies would be ordered. The students were Claude Butler ! and James B. Roberts, about 19 ! years old, both of Acequia, near Rupert. Air Fresh Inside Pursuing every possible clue and theory. Deputy Sheriff George Bray said the window of the little trailer Was open, the air fresh inside. He said there were no signs of a struggle. Neither body bore wounds. They were not frozen, it was reported investigators j were considering the possibility the j students might unknowingly have J eaten spoiled or poisoned food, The trailer, one of many such j being used this year by students in j colleges in Idaho and Utah, was in a yard three blocks from the school. President R. H. Snyder of Albion normal said both boys had been progressing satisfactorily in school.