Murder or Suicide of Elizabeth Limbeck

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Murder or Suicide of Elizabeth Limbeck - A TEKRIBLE CIME Strange Features of the Harder...
A TEKRIBLE CIME Strange Features of the Harder of an Oregon Woman TtosEBro Or May 17 The town was thrown into great excitement this morning morning by the news that Mrs Paul Brucbner who lived with her parents about eight piles south of Boaeburg had been murdered murdered or had committed suicide The Coroner accompanied by many citizens repaired to the scene and discovered a crowd of neighbors already there The details of the affair are extremely horrible horrible and point to the conclusion that the woman waa murdered The family Consist of Stephen Limbeck and wife a grown ton Paul and tha murdered daughter whose husband hat been for Several months absent in Eastern Oregon add who was expected home shortly Tha first the neighbors wera apprised ol the affair was this morning about 7 oclock The story as told by the family is that about 11 oclock last night after all had retired they mined their daughter Go - 1 log to the barn about 300 yards rrom tne house they found pools of blood on tha Xoor and wall Following tha trickling I blood to the river about one - half mile distant they discovered tha body of their daughter In tha water near the edge where they left it She wu in her night clothes and her throat wu cnt from ear to ear and tha arteries on her left arm were cnt by deep gashes Nona ot tha neighbor were aroused until thi morning A not claim ing to be from the dead woman wu shown fcy the family to - day saying sha was sick ad tired of Hie and not to grieve at her death The almost universal opinion 1 that a dreadful murder has been com Bitted The woman was about 2t years of ace aid baa been married three - years Tha tarn 1 some 300 yards from tha house ad there is a great amount of blood In It which efforts had been made by water dirt and grass to rsmove Thegaehiath throat is from ear to ear and tha cat on the wrist would be sufficient to canst death by bleeding Tha most damaging fact is that tha stream of blood from tha barn to tha river 1 about a foot to tha left of tha trail showing showing thai th girl wu carried to tha river It seems almost certain tha wounds are o desperate in their character that the wouhf have been unable to walk th distance distance Tha Coroners Jury bu not yet completed tha lintstlgaHon Tha theory It that tha murder wu on account ol lowest lowest and that the expected return of the kssband would disclose that horrible fact Tatr trtHanxartan -

Clipped from San Francisco Chronicle18 May 1887, WedPage 8

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California)18 May 1887, WedPage 8
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