Assassins Hired By Deserted Husband Blamed For Slaying
ASSASSINS HIRED BY DESERTED LlfTCOAivm nr iifrn rrtn 01 & vum nUODVilU DL.AME.iJ rUl aLAIIHU Detectives Change Tack in Murder of McKees Rock Woman and CMIdl. "TICKLE ME" CHORISTER WHO REFUSED TO SMOKE CIGARET IN STAGE SCENE SUSPECT IS H.'ET.Ti A R T.T Assassins, employed by a jealous husband to wreak his revenge upon the wife who had deserted .him in Italy 15 years ago, killed Mrs. Catherine Cardon. aged 40, of 918 Page street. McKees Rocks, and her daugh ter, Lena Cardon, aged 5, late Saturday night, according to the theory upon wmcn county detectives are working in their investigation of the crime. In carrying out his oath of ven geance against the wife who deserted him, the husband is alleged to have returned to the United States a few weeks ago and hired James Bruno, also known as "Yellow" Bruno, and his brother to kill Mrs. Cardon. ' Andrew Domiano, aged 43, . former admirer of the woman, who has heen under arrest, was questioned yester day morning and later released, after satisfying the detectives that he had nothing to do with the murder. Domiano contended that he does not know Bruno and that- on the night of the murder he was in Woodlawn. Pa. County Detectives William Black and Michael Stabilo are investigating a report that Bruna is in hiding a short distance from the city. The husband's name was brought into the case yesterday when the authorities learned Mrs. Cardon and her husband, after living in McKees Rocks for a number, of years, returned to their native land for a visit-It is alleged Mrs. Cardon left her husband in Italy and returned to McKees Rocks, later making an application for divorce. This was 15 years ago. In pupport of the theory that the assassins had been hired by a man who came recently from Italy, is the- evidence of a new soft felt, hat found in Bruno's room, which carries the trade' mark of an European hatter and was purchased in a store in Italy. Members of the gang of Italians who,' detectives believe, may know the reason for the killing of Mrs. Cardon and her daughter are on trial in Criminal Court on charges of felonious assault and battery. One of the defendants, Joseph Plosimo, four years ago attacked Mrs. Cardon Lnnisie Boalett. Miss Foslett. a chorister with "Tickle Me," coming next week to the Alvl.i Theater, recently drew the attention of Broadway bj- refusing to smoke a cigret in one of the stage scenes ot this musical comedy. and slashed her left cheek with stiletto after the Camorra fashion of marking an enemy with a brand of contempt, according to the detec tives. With Closimo James Marcone and Michael Marcone are now on trial for stabbing Rocco Carlomagno on June 6 in McKees Rocks. DOCTOR FOUND DEAD IN HOME Dr. E. M., Reinsel, aged 67, of . Wellsford street, was found dead last night in his home. Death was prob ably due to heart disease, according to Dr. M- S. McKennan of Dawson street, who reported the case to the coroner's office. Dr. Reinsel leaves two sons.