Richard Edward Houren 9 Jan 1908 The Indianapolis News

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Richard Edward Houren
9 Jan 1908
The Indianapolis News - SUES THE MEDICAL COLLEGE Man Alleges False...
SUES THE MEDICAL COLLEGE Man Alleges False Imprisonment for Attempting to Sell Body. Tlie suit of Itichard K. Houren against John K. Morris. Qtto VonTesmar and the Indiana Medical College for $23,000 dun-a?e dun-a?e dun-a?e for false imprisonment was put on trial before a Jury in Superior Court, I loom 3, to-day. to-day. to-day. Houren. who is an attorney, attorney, has been the only witness examined examined thus far. ; Houren said, on the witness stand, that he had acted for Mrs. Robert Munson In an attempt to sell the body of her husband husband to tlie Indiana Medical College for dissection purposes, in August. V6. The price asked for the body was 1U0. and the Medical College refused to pay that much. Afterward, according to Houren. the officers of the, college had the attorney attorney arrested and put in Jail, where he spent seven days, the charge against him being that he attempted to sell a corpse Illegally. Houren says he had power of attorney from Mrs. Munson to make the sale of her husband's body, and that, therefore, his imprisonment was Illegal. ' a

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