John A Krout death article-Jan 1933
a Sarah the ill that pro- Recluse Farmer Dies In When a neighbor became alarmec Wednesday because he had not John A. Krout, bachelor farmer, several days, an investigation was instituted which resulted in the finding of the man's dead body Krout, who was 77 years old, alone in the basement of a smal farm house along the East Berlin road, near Taxville. Coroner L. XI. Zeeh, of York county, who was called, said death had occurred probably last Saturday. Saturday. There was evidence that the aged man died from a cerebral stroke. Ernest Gross, a son of W. A. Gross, a neighbor, found the j ' s body when he peeped through basement window. The lifeless the body was lying underneath the table. The body was badly discolored, discolored, indicating that death had occurred several days before. Gross' suspicions were aroused when he noticed that Krout's mail had not been lifted for several There was also several days' supply grant- ] of bread on the porch of Clair' man's home. A bi-other, Henry Krout, of near Zion View, is the only immedaite survivor.