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 - m Was Held lor Killing Three ol 1 His Children...
m Was Held lor Killing Three ol 1 His Children ney GodleskT, 31/Lykens miner who Hainsbuig, July 22 (INS)— Bai- i hacked three ot Ins small clnldien to death with an axe last week, committed tuicide today by hanging himself in his cell in "the" Dauphin" county jail. The i t Wds his thud attempt upon his t ,r,™ ,1,0 H,,,I^ i-,i,u,n at i hf c Using sh]rt killing. Illh ^HJJt I UO JLtl^iLliUIJi H 1100se Qodleski t^ed one end of the gnlmcnt to tne top bais of the cell anc i Jllmpcc i fiom his cot Life was exlmct when a coveied Ul « v,u\uiv,u m^ suspended form of the man about 5 o'clock. was ,, ?.° i f Godlcski had confessed to ten yeais h:s nnnd boy and (wo B nl.s, I ^1^^^1^^^ I of age, at a clistl all ° ht i^v one into the basement of his 1 home and theio became a madden- . ed CXPClirinnpl 7-fn , ed executionei He never attempted to flee the police. fhr^nr Follow ma the Innlp mm rim hn Following the tuple nuudei he I started to cut his own but! got ' told feet," he said A second attempt at suicide tailed: Wednesday morning when' his belt bioke , as he tiled to hang himseli in his cell He was aiiaigncd Wcclncid^ at a pfelimmaiy"heafjn&Tl^^^ no L guilty and was hold without IDT 1 for the giand juiy Edwaid Albnght, .second iimncr in tne jail, found Godlaski blight, who ilcpt in a cell adjoin-i mg Godleski, said ho was awakened i , !«t about 3.30 o'clock by a noise the slnyei s cell Gouleski stood with his bac kto Albright, and failed to p.nswei the laiter's queiy, noise in again at 4-30 o'clock by the man's feet stiiking against the steel bide'" 01 the cell William M. Albnght summoned Black, underkeeper, Warden Francis. H. Ploy, and Vcr- non Wught, a vatchei They cut clown the body and placed it on the cell cot. A striped, blue shut was used by Goaleski to end his life. He tied the slec\es aiound his neck. „., , ........ When four-d. nij, feet weie but thiee : inches above the cell floai He had been dead but a short time. i | A cut on hls !lcrlci ] cd jail at-.] tncnes to believe that he struck his head uoieiitly aga.inst the bais in j ''Whats making all the here?" jwho Albnght <=aid he \\as awakened I I ^e ,,ttemp t on h,s life Godleski was lying awake in his i cell a( 10 25 orlock last night when Jack Painty, fn&i iimnei, made his rounds. "Plow aie you," Fanity inquued. Gpdleski replied, '•fine." Ycsteiday, Godleski washed and bathed He asked for a cigaicttc and .smoked while he bathed. In icsponse to questions he said he was "all light" ' Accoidipg to jail attaches, Godleski was a "veiy quiet" prisoner "He gave no (rouble and didn't piotest when he was taken fiom his cell" He was seen resting on his bod many times Coioner Howaid E Milhken attempted to icaeh the man'.s icla- ti\es soon aftei he was notified of the suicide. Unable to icach (hem bv lp!e P'i°ne, James Helt, Lykens l , m • 01> wai> clclc ff a t««l to chive mlles to lnfoil » Godlcski's moth:e Pl> !UKl S1<5tei ° r hl= 5 death It was expected they will claim thc body His relatives had visited him in thf' isited him In thc jail since the .slaving. Counsel for Godleski had beeii making preparations, it was ur-clcr- slood, to foi a hmaey commission to ovamine the slaver. His wife, Lue.y, and a ten-ycar- (conttmiecj oi> Three)

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  1. Tyrone Daily Herald,
  2. 22 Jul 1932, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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