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-r WOMAN MAKES MISTAKE; ' DEAD MAN NOT HUSBAND Suicide ie William' Wlnklemart, Not . Charles Durand Despondency Causes Deed. " After grieving the entire day over the death of a man whose body hod been found propped up against the fence of tbe West Washington-street baseball park, and which she Identified ss thst of her husband, Mrs. Charles Purand learned last night that her husband was alive and well, and that she had been , mis taken. A few moments after Mrs. Du rand had notified the police of her mistake, Mrs. Charles Suelking; 4461 West Washington street, called at the morgue and identified the body as that of her uncle. William Wlnkleraan, ,' The man's body was found against ths fence early yesterday morning, -where It le supposed to have been nearly all.nlghL There were bo marks of violence, and the physicians who made a hasty examina tion believed that It was a case of heart disease.- When the City Dispensary ambulance went out to get the body, a crowd fathered in which - was Mrs. Charles Iurand. The woman elbowed her way through the crowd, and with a gasp of horror gaaed in the 'dead face of - a man who ahe believed was her . husband. After she had talked to the police she left. Y Case of Suicide. Deputy Coroner Dr. J. Frank Robertson conducted a poet -mortem examination at the morgue, yesterday afternoon, and found that the man's death had been caused by his having taken carbolic acid. There were no marks of violence, and aQ Indications pointed to suicide.; Late yesterday afternoon, after grieving all day over the loss of her husband. Mrs. Durand appeared at tbe police station with a smiling face and Informed the officers that her husband was not dead, snd that she had made a mistake. Mrs. Durand said that her husband had' left her several months ago. and that he often threatened to -commit suicide. 8he said that the dead man bore a great resenj- b Lance to him. j - . In Low 8plritaV Mrs. Suelking. who Identified the man as her uncle, said this rooming that hs left heme at o'clock Tuesday evening, apparently In low spirits. Wlnkleman was very eld and had been living with his Clece for several months. About a year

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 29 Nov 1906, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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