58 June 14
Stale Supreme Court Hears Argument On Appeal Ot Peru Man PERU—Argument was heard before the tSate Supreme Court this week on an appeal of Ray Warren, Peru of his conviction of & charge of sodomy. Warren was found guilty of the charge in Miami Circuit Court on Dec. 10, 1956 and was sentenced to two to 14 years at the Michigan City State Prison. The State Supreme Court's ruling is not expected for at least six weeks. Warren, ( a former Peru light plant employe was convicted on a grand jury indictment. He is charged with being the father of four sons by Miss Flora Barnett, 24, his niece by marriage. She is now serving a life term for the death of three of the babies. Warren has been held in the Miami County Jail • since last Nov. 1 on five charges filed in circuit court of indecent assault and contributing to delinquency of a minor. Warren has entered a plea of hot guilty to all five' charges. No action has been taken.