Lohse - Harry - weapon

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Lohse - Harry - weapon - u bo h> BUTCHER KNIFE Wieneke. SEEN AS DESTJNSE...
u bo h> BUTCHER KNIFE Wieneke. SEEN AS DESTJNSE INMURDEE Inanests were held yesterday afternoon at Frairletown, 111., on the bodies of Albert Wieneke and his wife, May Stella Wieneke, who were killed Tuesday night at the home of Harry Lohse, in each case, the Coroner's Jury found that death resulted from a gunshot . wound and recommended that Harry-Lohae be held to the grand jury in the double murder. ' inquest wa» held by Deputy Coroner J,' B. Marks. There were but three witnesses beard f>jr the oronsr's Jury, Mildred Wieneke, IS years old daughter 01 ua murdered couple, William Knoche •ad rred Wetaemaau, aeighbor*. The most import*at portion of tbsir Mttoony WM iu regard to » b«tch»r ksuo found lying beside the body ot daughter testified that at the time otOhe shooting this knife was lying on the kitchen table. Knoche and Weisemann testified tflat while they were sitting in the dining room with Lohae waiting tor Sheriff George E. Uttle to come from Edwardsville that Lohse left them for a abort time and went into the kitchen where the bodies were lying. ' The knife was found at the left siae of Wieneke's body, and it was shown at the inquest that be was right- banded. Lohso says he fired on Wieneke to proect himself and it is expected that the knife found beside the body will figure in his defense when he u brought to trial The testimony of the daughter was u her pervious statement. warning began shooting with a singl barreled shotgun, killing her fathe with the first shot, then reloading th gun. an dkilled her mother. The double funeral of Wieneke an his wife will be'held tomorrow morn ing at 9 o'clock at St. Cnurch, Kdwardsvllle. Boniface 1 8he said !*hae ojoarreled with her over possession of a newspaper and 0«-«Hd her. She asserted that sho told bet parents and then Lohse without

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 07 Oct 1921, Fri,
  3. Page 6

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