Clipped From Abilene Reporter-News
before Young Aspermont Rancher, Ends Life ASPERMONT, Dec. 30.--Funeral was to be held this afternoon at Aspermont Methodist church lor Paul VierteL 30, member of prominent ranching family who was found shot to d^ath early yesterday morning near his home. E. B. Featherston, justice of the peace, conducted an inquest and rendered a verdict of death by inflicted wound. A 22 caliber was found near the body. Viertel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Viertel. was found dead about a half mile from his home two from Aspermont. He left the family residence about 1 o'clock Wednesday night in a pick-up truck, apparently bound for Aspermont. When he not returned home early Thursday morning a searching party wai formed. The family could advance no reason for Paul's act. Viert-el is survived by his parenti and one brother, C. G., of Aspermont.