David P. Fox Murder

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David P. Fox Murder - Mutilated Body Of Iowa Child Is Discovered Wed....
Mutilated Body Of Iowa Child Is Discovered Wed. DUBUQUE, (1'J!)—Morris Heinz, 30-year-old relief worker, was said by Dubuque county authorities to have confessed Wednesday afternoon afternoon that bj killed his six-year-old nephew. David Fox, following aa attack oa the boy. DUBUQUE fU.R) — The brutal! slaying of David Fox. six year old boy, was under investigation here Wednesday, The body of the child who had been mistreated and strangled was found in a creek at Holy Cross near here. Police are secretly questioning a man suspected of the crime. Dubuque county authorities believe believe the slaying was the act of a degenerate, they indicated. Law enforcement officers of the county and a posse of citizens joined in the search for the slayer Tuesday night after reports of the brutal killing were given to Sheriff Sheriff T. J. Ryder by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fox, parents of the lad. The body, according to medical examiners, was severely mutilated and showed evidence of attacks. Following the attacks, it was believed, believed, the child was strangled and then tossed into the muddy creek. County authorities Wednesday questioned Morris Heinz, 30, uncle of the slain boy, who was said to have been the last person known to have seen him alive. They were seeking to learn of the boy*s activities activities late in the day, they said. The parents of David told officers officers that he and his older brother helped Heinz herd cattle Tuesday. The older boy returned home and said his younger brother would be along later, authorities were Informed. Informed. When the child failed to return home, search was made which revealed the body in the creek.

Clipped from Ames Daily Tribune24 Jul 1935, WedPage 5

Ames Daily Tribune (Ames, Iowa)24 Jul 1935, WedPage 5
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