Hope Star - Jan 6 1961 - Alma Summer
Grove Robber Gets Jewelry JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP> Officers Officers said about $UOU worth of jewelry was taken from Ihe body of u 2U-year-oUI woman whose grave was broken into early Thursday, A necklace, engagement and wedding rings and u wrist watch was taken from thu body of Mrs. Alma Summers, Sheriff L. C. Young said. Mrs. Summers died al her home here last Nov. 13 aflcr a brief jilt ness. Young said the steel vault and casket containing thc body h;4 been broken open, apparently with an ax. Ropes were tied to the wrists and a car or truck used to pull the body partially from the grave. Officers were called aflcr caretakers caretakers discovered thc dirt on lop of tlv: grave had been disturbed. Wliei* officers dug into thc grave, tho body was found protrudinf from the broken vault.