Malcolmn Sutphin

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Malcolmn Sutphin - di- o To Return Uncle In Fatal Stabbing...
di- o To Return Uncle In Fatal Stabbing Troopers were to leave Charles- ton on Wednesday for Indianapolis to return a man named Malcolm Sutphin, 27 years old, who is wanted here on a charge of murdering his nephew. Alvin Sutphin, 21 years old, of Chesapeake, last January 13. Sutphin, according to dispatches | from Indianapolis, was arrested by i police there on a vagrancy charge He be of social announced while he was begging from house house and was traced to Charleston through fingerprints through the aid of the federal department of jus- tice. Young Sutphin was stabbed in the back with a butcher knife on Jan- uarv 13 during what police said a fight between himself and his uncle. State trooper.? said that the fight started because Malcolm St:/.ij phin was making too much noise,, and was disturbing Homer Sutphm.: the father of the younger man, was seriously ill. Young Sutphin died a day or so later in a Charleston hospital of his injuries. Malcolm Sutphin fled from the vicinity, police said, and jumped on a freight train. Extradition papers were obtained Tuesday for Sutphin's return even though' he agreed to waive extradi- tion.

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  1. The Charleston Daily Mail,
  2. 20 May 1936, Wed,
  3. Page 16

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