Albilene Morning News 10-9-1934
1934 heard waddled days r s t service man ofi she Body Of Walter Jones Found Under Bridge Near Waco By The Associated Pitts PORT WORTH, Oct..8.--Two ex- convicts, 42 and 48, were arrested a Main street hotel here today in connection with the slaying of Walter Walter L. (Money) Jones, wealthy and eccentric Cleburne bachelor. Jones.' body was found near Abbott in county, 13 miles southwest of Hillsboro Hillsboro Sunday. He was believed to have been beaten to death Friday morning soon after he had driven away a stranger. The men were taken to Hillsboro. They were booked here on police charges of robbery and murder. * * * HILLSBORO, Oct. 8. _ -- The body of a man found 13 miles southwest of here today had been identified identified as that of Walter "Money" Jones, 60, professional bondsman and money lender of Cleburne. Jones had been beaten badly. body was badly decomposed, having lain under a bridge on a side for several days. He had been missing since Friday after saying he was going to Waco to make bond for his son, who was held in the McLennan county jail. Sheriff Jim Freeland of Hill county said Jones had been thrown under the bridge after having been slain on the Hillsboro-Waco highway. highway. Jones' hat, several of his papers and a bloody handkerchief, was found under another bridge nearby. Jones had lived at Cleburne for 35 years. He had been attacked several times with robbery as a He was known to have carried large sums of money. One of his jokes was to offer a $10,000 bill payment of small purchases. No clues as to the identity or identities of the killers had been found.