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DECLARES MURDERER RETARDED MENTALITY WBSf CHESTER, April 8.— (f)—i, Paul MaeeifM, counsel for Aiexand* to Meyer, Confessed slayer of a high school girl, told two judges that Meyer, although legally sane, had a "retarded mentality," "We don't dispute the facts that this is a murder of the first degree," Macelree said yesterday, "but thfe killing was only incidental to the other happenings." Meyi , 20, pleaded guilty and waived jury trial on a charge of murdering Helen Moyer of Coatesville. Judges W, Butler Windlc and Ernest Harvey must determine the sentence.

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 06 Apr 1937, Tue,
  3. Page 20

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