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 - ANOTHER MURDER MYSTERY. District Attnrney Oleet...
ANOTHER MURDER MYSTERY. District Attnrney Oleet Says' Me Has n Oas. ef Prnnnbl Sensntlenal Interest nn His lianas. District Attorney Otcott said yesterday that he had on his hands a case oC possible murder, which mlibt rival that of Charles Zanoll In sensational Interest The particulars particulars of the case he declined to give. He said that his reason for keepinr the facts from the public waa that their disclosure might defeat the ends of justice. 'Neither would the police give any Information in regard regard to the case. It was rumored that the police were seeking seeking to arrest a man now traveling In Europe, Europe, and that the case was connected with the case of Bernard Rogers,' who dided at his home, 17 East Fifteenth Street, on Friday. Friday. Dec. 10. Mr. Rogers was fifty-seven fifty-seven fifty-seven years old. He was born in Ireland, and had lived in this country fifty years. He was attended In his last Illness, from Nov. 15 until until his death, by Dr. Wiliard Parker. The records show that he died of cerebral hemorrhage, hemorrhage, coma, and chronic nephritis. Two days after his death his body waa placed In a vault In Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Rogers's sister. Mm Thompson, with whom he lived, keeps a little uress goods store at 17 East Fifteenth Street. 8he lives oyer the store with Henry Rogers, a brother of Bernard, and a daughter of the deceased, deceased, a girl about nineteen years old. Mrs. Thompson said last nfght that she was astonished to think that her brother's case could be the one to which the District Attorney Attorney referred. She said her brother bad left no property, and that his life was not Insured. He had separated from his wife, she said, fifteen years ago. He had been a sufferer from paralysis and kidney disease for years. A Dr. Strong, she said, had attended attended him before Dr. Parker, besides another another physician, now traveling in Europe, whose name ahe did not remember. Dr. Parker said last night: " Mr. Rogers died Just as I certified that he did. If his is the case, they -cannot -cannot get around my certificate. If reports have been made to the authorities regarding his death they have been made by his wife, who cannot have any suspicions that are well founded." Ke EsasMl Ware Trnat Yet.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 18 Dec 1897, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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