Taper Scott - brings witnesses in Hill District murder trial - Pgh Post 28 June 1879 p1

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Taper Scott - brings witnesses in Hill District murder trial - Pgh Post 28 June 1879 p1 - rie blew of and and the first wife into and...
rie blew of and and the first wife into and McAvoy in tbe 10 it the of the extract ot unfortunate Thd-tels, s fled ex I-ong or McKinney. THE 1111,1s .iiii lit:. Join Urecn Committed for Hie Mar rter of Richards. The Coroner's inquest on the death of Charles li'chaidd waj concluded yesterday trormiig, aud resulted in the commituietit of Greu for the murder of Richards. The (irht witnew fcxaniintd was Annie Siif.nh, the German girl who taw the affray affray and who at tir.t told the story of Green's having kicked Richards in the stomach. At the inquest, however, hr sury was quite different. It agreed with the htory of Mrs. Farcins and other witnesses witnesses who are charged with baring attempted attempted to shield Green. Olrioer Tafer had found another witness, however, w ho saw the fatal kicking, in the person of William Lowe, a black man, who was at the corner of Huberts street and Mc-Kees Mc-Kees Mc-Kees alley. He was going home from his wnrk a: 80 ho, and in the alley taw Green either strike Ric'uants or trip him, so that he fell. Green ihen kicktd him several times in the bowels. Witness paw this, and went away for fear that he would be ca.n.;d on as a witness. Green, while kicking Richards, said: "Von won't pay, but I will take it out of your hide." The woman who was with Green Mrr. Parson) screamed ouc until Gre'n quit kit king. Her alarm was to make Green quit. Mrs. Taroiis snd Mrs. Kijhanls, wife of t! e deceased, atd several other witnesses Wera examined, but th-re th-re th-re wasu't much of inif nrtance in th-ir th-ir th-ir testimony, except tbat Mrs. Richards never knew her husband to have the 'nig" or "staggers," aud knew that he was not quarreUouie. After due deJibration the jury fonnd thai ''Charles Richards, of the Eleventh ward, ciryof Pittj-burh Pittj-burh Pittj-burh came to his death on th morning of .lute 2 17M. by kicks aud blows adminiHtered by John Green on the afternoon of Jure IVh, 187?, in said ward." Green was rt.mmitted to jail by the coroner, and this action makes the hearing th at was to hav been beid by Alderman l iiiy f.r fchs Mayer UKiay, unnewiary. The witness Wm. I,owe wh seenred fr court by the recognizance of Scott Taper m S:oo. The tSci4le Kmc. at Tbe to I and tec liat J av. as M- M- hc-duct hc-duct twn To We S,'-tt S,'-tt ' f 3 ottiet Iap, LM-T1UX

Clipped from Pittsburgh Daily Post28 Jun 1879, SatPage 1

Pittsburgh Daily Post (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)28 Jun 1879, SatPage 1
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