Hammer Slaying

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Era the Burnside. EPS. home ' and manuscript no i the know, home mother were Mate Is Held In Hammer Slaying Of Pretty Wife SAORAMENTO, Jan. 27._(UP)-The 27._(UP)-The Sacramento police said today they will file a murder charge against Fred Cather. 28, who was arrested in connection with the hammer slaying of his pretty wife. Cather was picked up in San last night at the home of his mother. He told Sacramento authorities' who went for him he could not remember his actions since he had argument with his wife, Ann, 23, Tuesday. Found By Landlady Mrs. Cather's nude, bludgeoned body was found In her rooming house bed yesterday by her landlady. landlady. A bathing cap was placed her, apparently to stem the flow blood. A hammer, believed to be the murder weapon, was found a closet. The coroner's office believed believed she was slain Tuesday evening. evening. According to Chief Deputy, District District Attorney Albert H. Mundt, Cather said he had \ been in a "mental fog" and had no idea he got to San Jose. The police traced him there after learning I had chartered a plane to fly him. Argun Over Money Gather said he argued with his I wife over $200 which she had I to put in the bank and on which he had drawn some checks. He also told authorities he had suspected suspected she was unfaithful. Mrs, Cather. who worked as a night club photographer, was Miss California Zephyr, queen of the Western Pacific's local Em- ployes Association, last year when was. employed by the railroad company. Norman Pohll, Sacramento flier, told the police after reading newspaper newspaper stories of the slaying he flown Cather to San Jose yesterday yesterday afternoon. He said his fare had been chatty and appeared cheerful and normal during the minute^ flight.

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  1. The Fresno Bee The Republican,
  2. 27 Jan 1949, Thu,
  3. Page 16

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