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Hughes - drew unhurt, a or rate a day be ACCIDENT...
drew unhurt, a or rate a day be ACCIDENT RESULTS IN MAN'S ARREST to Tb« Courier. UNIONTOWN, Apr.! 19.--A charge of manslaughter, growing out. o{ an. accident which occurred more than a year ago, has been brought against Jonah Hughes of Stewart townahip. He was taken into custody 'Wednesday- night by Assistant County Detective Samuel H. Mitchell and lodged in th» county jail. . Hughes' arrest resulted . from in exhaustive Investigation into the death on January 7, 19J4, in Uniontown Hoi- pital. ot Peggy Joanne House, five- year-old daughter o£ Mr. and Mr*. Howard House. She was struck, Mitchell related, in Coolspftng etreet more than a year ago by an automobile automobile driven, by Hughes. She Buffered a fractured skull but following come time spent in the hospital apparently recovered. On January 5 the child is said to have .suffered a fall, aggravating the previous injury. She died two daya later in the hospital. Since her death, the county detective's detective's office has been conducting a rigid, though quiet, investigation ·rhich resulted in the apprehension ot Hughes.

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  1. The Daily Courier,
  2. 19 Apr 1934, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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