Hammer Slaying

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CHICAGO. owner and The with n had record stack boy, had and to found Is Held In Hammer Slaying Of Pretty Wife SAORAMENTO, Jan. 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 Jose night at the home of his mother. He told Sacramento authorities' who went for him he could not remember his actions since he had an 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. A bathing cap was placed on apparently to stem the flow of A hammer, believed to be the murder weapon, was found in closet. The coroner's office believed she was slain Tuesday evening. According to Chief Deputy, District Attorney Albert H. Mundt, Cather said he had \ been in a "mental fog" and had no idea how got to San Jose. The police traced him there after learning he had chartered a plane to fly him. Argun Over Money Gather said he argued with his I wife over $200 which she had failed to put in the bank and on which had drawn some checks. He also told authorities he had suspected she was unfaithful. Mrs, Cather. who worked as a night club photographer, was chosen 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 stories of the slaying he had Cather to San Jose yesterday afternoon. He said his fare had been chatty and appeared cheerful and normal during the 45 flight. Staggered

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

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