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 - Deputy Seeking More Details In Man's Death...
Deputy Seeking More Details In Man's Death Deputy Sheriff Henry E. Bates was In Norwalk and vicinity until late yesterday attempting to trace the movements of Alphonse J. Grimmer, Grimmer, Norwalk, whose body was found in a ditch four miles south of here. Deputy Bates traced the man's movements to midnight Saturday and will continue them through Sunday. Two theories of how Grimmer met his death were brought forth yesterday. yesterday. One was that he may have been engaged In a disturbance In a Milan beer tavern Sunday night in which he w% fatally injured and his body taken to the place where it was found, and another that he may have been taken to near where his body was found, while he was still alive and he staggered Into the ditch and died. Coroner Emll J. Meckstroth continued continued to withhold a formal verdict In the death pending receipt of a report of a blood test expected from Columbus today. Coroner Meckstroth Is attempting to ascertain the Vxact amount of alcohol In Grlmrocr's blood at the time of hl s death, by means of the test being made. Meanwhile funeral services for Grimmer will be held at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Norwalk at 8:30 a- m- today.

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 29 Dec 1938, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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