clyde smith wife's death jul 24 1930
OHIO MARSHAL’S WIFE FOUND SLAIN IN BERRY PATCH, HEAD AND LIMBS SEVERED FROM BODY: MISSING MONTH j | J Akron, Ohio.. July 24 -(UP) -—-The uead and limts severed and the torso overed over with quicklime, the oody ol Mrs. Clyde Smith pretty >oung wiie of Clyde Smith of North Randall, was found in a berry patch near here last ni^ht. There was a . ufiet hoie at the base of the skull. Smith identified the body of hi* vife by mean.* of filling,*■ in her teeth. Mrs Smith had been missing from ier home since June 16 Her car was 'our*d near a cemetery on June 19. fheie were no marks of a struggle Smitn, u Marshal, said he had not j been worried over disappearance oi | his wife because she had frequently eft home to visit relatives. Clarnce Clarnce Collins, 13, found the body while picking berries just before dusk ast evening The head, limbs and orso were distributed over a radius il several feet and were hidden by ,ne berry bushes. Collins recalied he had seen a car , arked in the berry field the night of July 4 but paid no attention to it. The berry field Is on property adjoining adjoining the Cleveland boys’ industrial industrial farm. Marshal Smith could ascribe no Mise for the murder oi his wiie. He „tid he knew of no enemies she had.