Clipped From Times Herald
Fores! will the been will the at the a who are pos- S. FEDUS IKES LIFE BY Body Found in Hear of His Home Early Today; Believed He Never Recovered From Injuries John Fedus, 38 years old'of 747 Railroad avenue, was. found dead, hanging from a limb of an apple in the rear of his home about 7 o'clock this morning. Police were notified and Police Chief John C. Dempsey accompanied by Patrolmen Lang and "'ick \.-rn immediately to the scene. Police that the man stood on an orange crate, tied a rope to the tree, and after slipping the noose aroun-l his .neck, kicked the crate from under him. Death followed quickly. Police are of the opinion that.the suicide was committed af f -* 3 o'clock as Fedus' clothes were 'dry when was found and from 1 until 3 there had been a steady downfall rain. Coroner E. B. Burdick was and the body was removed from tree and taken to an undertaking establishment where it was prepared for burial. Np motive can be attached for act but is thought that ^edus fully recovered from severe injuries received when he was struck by southbound Pennsylvania railroad train in East Olean on the night October 6, 1021. Police found him laying face down along the tracks.