NY Times 8/29/1913
he bad been driving recklessly. KILLS HIMSELF IN TOMBS. Janitor Charged with Wife-Beating Wife-Beating Wife-Beating Strangles Himself with His Belt. Six hours after be had been taken to the Tombs to await trial on a charge of assault brought by his wife, Ernest Lind. a Janitor of 102 West Street, was found dead yesterday afternoon in nis cell on Tier 5. Llnd had looped his belt around his neck and had pulled on It until he strangled to death. At noon when food was taken to Llnd's cell he was all right Two hours later Keeper Gilday found hla body lying on a cot Lind was committed to the Tombs by Magistrate Levy in tne mignt court on Wednesday night. His wife charged him wtth beating her on the face and body with a shoe.