Burder - Suicide - The Havre Daily News - page 1 9 Apr 1930

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Burder - Suicide - The Havre Daily News - page 1 9 Apr 1930 - UNDECIDED AS TO WHO FIRED FATALSHOTS Inquest...
UNDECIDED AS TO WHO FIRED FATALSHOTS Inquest Does Little More Than to Intensify Mystery Mystery as to Which of Paramours Did Shooting The coroner's jury sitting in inquiry as to the cause of the deaths of Mrs. Cora Brown of Minot and Thomas Emmett Callaghan Callaghan of Hill county, brought ir a verdict .Monday ' evening that ' the savd Thom'as'K. Callaefha^ a n d Cora Brown did come to their deaths''by reason ot gun- rhot wonnds inflicted upon them on the 5th day of April, 1930. Iween the hours of four and seven seven o'clock p: m. at the,ranch o 1 . farm pf Chas. 'Anderson abou nine miles north at- Havre, in county. Montana, bv some per«v- or persons unknown, said wound 1 eing- inflicted by bullets from 25 calliber Colt'.s, revolver." In view of the verdict, mysterv seems to enshroud the tragedv to who did the shooting. A 1-Hter r t a i n e d with some marks appearing to be blood, f o u n d }« «h purse of Mrs. Brown and written by her to her mother on April seem to convey f o m e covert ing of events to happen. Monday the coiintv PUO V T I Y and sheriff appeared to be satisfied satisfied that the results of t h e ,vestigat'on conducted by them before the inquest pointed to the shooting of Mrs. Brown by Callaghan. Callaghan. he t h e n k i l l i n g No new evidence was introduced at the inquest Monday afternoon to contradict facts previously published: Doctors Chas. H o u and G. A. Jestrab testified as to 'the locat'on and size of 'the wounds. The wounds in Callaf- han's head indicating that th^ smaller, where the bullet entered ·was in the Ie£t,, v (ftmple-.tlw-e3nt,, or larger w o u n d , ilf'the" physicians' testimonv Indicated lhat Mrs. Brown had been shot once from the back, the bullet entering the back a b o u t the of the l e f t side, m a k i n g in the abdomen in f r o n t , below the ribs. A second bull»t t t e s t i f i e d entered the body nbove the exit of the other, lodging in the skin near the ver- i n b r a e in HIP back Testimony showed that these two b u l l opened the a b d o m e n , the k i d n e v and intestines, lierforated the esophagus. A third b u l l e t , the doctors testified entered the s k u l l b e h i n par and came out at the lett temple. The greater r i g i d i t y body of C a l l a g h a n when a m i n e d by the s h e r i i n d i c a t i o n of earlie'r d e Hy d e p e n d i n g upon, composition of the body, and varving in d i f f e r e n t people, the stated. The w o u n d s , in i o n , were made f i o m tlie size bullets. Testimony of Charles Anderson, corroborated by Mrs. A n d e r was to the effect t h a t (Continued on Page 8)

Clipped from The Havre Daily News09 Apr 1930, WedPage 1

The Havre Daily News (Havre, Montana)09 Apr 1930, WedPage 1
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