Tiefenthaler grand jury 10 Apr 1958

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Tiefenthaler grand jury
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Star public the of borrowed Anatomy Travel', James -Elizabeth -Art -Catherine Class in in 31. borrowed -Le ·-- Band -Don the 513 in each 75 university, the joint be GRAND JURY FREES TIEFENTHALER OF SLAYING CHARGE; INVESTIGATION TO CONTINUE RICHMOND -- A Wayne County Superior Court Grand Jury Friday refused to indict 58-year- old Walter A. (Tom) Tiefenthaler in the slaying of his wife, Mrs. Eleanor Tiefenthaler. The 53-year-old housewife was beaten fatally with an iron pipe in her home on North Lee St., Cambridge City, Jan, 28. She an. hour later at Reid Memorial hospital in Richmond. Tiefenthaler was released from custody at the Wayne County five minutes after the jury handed handed its report to Judge John H. Brubaker in the .Superior Courtroom Courtroom at 6:30 p. m. Notified by turnkey Kenneth Ellis of the jury's action, Tiefenthaler Tiefenthaler broke down. "You know didn't do it," he sobbed to Tiefenthaler had been held in the jail since Feb. 4, when he released from Reid Memorial hospital hospital from head wounds he said he received in a scuffle with Handy, 63-year-old Cambridge City market operator, at the death scene. Tiefenthaler claimed he found Handy in the bedroom of the and Mrs. Tiefenthaler's body was on the floor. He claimed he wrestled with Handy "for the iron and was struck on the head by Handy who then fled. Handy told investigating officers officers he had an appointment for 11:30 m. at the Tiefenthaler 11 of home with the Cambridge City factory worker to discuss a loan. He said he entered the house and found Tiefenthaler in the bedroom with the iron pipe standing standing over Mrs. Tiefenthaler. . Handy was questioned at Indiana Indiana State Police Headquarters and took a lie detector test. He insisted insisted he did not kill Mrs. Tiefenthaler Tiefenthaler and had himself put in voluntary voluntary custody in the county jail a week. He was released when Tiefenthaler Tiefenthaler left the hospital. Tiefenthaler Tiefenthaler was held on a .preliminary charge of murder after he appeared appeared in Richmond City Court, The jurors began their final deliberation On the Tiefenthaler case at 2:30 p. m. At 6:30 p. jury foreman Robert Brower handed handed the report to Judge Brubaker. Other m«mb«r« of.the Grand Jury were Mrs. Nina Cranor of Greenfork, Murray Pitts of Wil- liamaburg and Clarence Fudge, Earl McClure and John Naber all of Richmond. Deputy Prosecutor Raymond Knoll said although Tiefenthaler and Handy have been released, the investigation will continue. The 28 witnesses who appeared before the Grand Jury were: Dr. Olin Wiland, assistant pathologist pathologist at Red Memorial hospital, SgL Robert Cline of the Indiana state police, John Handy, Mrs. Mary Alice Hopping, Mrs. Ellen Neely, Mrs. Elinor Morse, Mrs. Louetta McGuire, Lloyd Howard, Albert Feilinger, Elmer S. Lawrence, Lewis Ingerman, Mrs. Anna Gip- son, Claremont Covalt. Robert Handy, Alfred Smith Callis, Mrs. Clara Mae Kuhn, Mrs. Naomi Kuhn, Manus Boyer, Geo. Moistner, Cecil Carson, John Petro Petro and James Sheets,' Indiana state police detectives; Helen Ayers, Mrs. Mary Handy, Donald Lester, an Indiana state police officer; officer; Earl Gentry, Sheriff Edward Edward L- Cordell and Indiana state police oficcr Lucien Bever. auditorium no it is Leslie The Dottie in and by David

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