George Gscheilde Death
was CSC I SHEPHEfS VICTIM. Logansport Police Believe That . the Death Was Not Accidental. FUNERAL TOOK PLACE TO - DAY Bert Shepherd is in Jail at Logans - port, Ind., on suspicion that he knows more than he cares to tell about the death of nineteen - year - old Georg Gscheidle, of this city, whose remains arrived in this city last night for interment. interment. The dead youth is a son of Patrolman Gscheidle, of 622 South Irving avenue. Fred Gscheidle, a brother of the deceased, deceased, brought the bady back to Scranton to the home of their parents. First accounts received by telegram in this city stated young Gscheidle's death was accidental, resulting from being struck by a train on the Wabash Railroad. Railroad. Shepherd was with Gscheidle at the time. The former says both became tired, sat down on the rails and were struck by a passing train. This story Is doubted by the Logans - port authorities for the reason that Gscheidle's body was found lying flat across the tracks, and a fatal gash on his head appeared as though the wound was made by an Instrument Instead Instead of a locomotive. Shepherd, however, however, sticks to his story that the death was accidental. Gscheidle left home last April. His funeral took place this afternoon from the family residence In South Scranton.