Charles Roscoe Stewart death
Disabled Veteran Takes Own Life A 52-year-old disabled veteran of World War I ended his life by hanging himself at the county jail Monday afternoon. lie is Charles Roscoe Stewart. He had been placed in the county jail Saturday while the Veterans of Foreign Wars were seek ing to have him admitted to the soldiers' home at Lafayette, Stewart used his belt as a noose. He looped it around the bars of the cell window. All other articles which might be dangerous had been taken from him when he was placed in tail. Officers said he had exnressed nothreat of takim? his own life. At his own request because he said he was being followed Stewart was placed in an individual celL His body was discovered t 8:30 p. m. when Deputy Sheriff O. C. White-man' took his evening meal to him. He was alive at 3 p. m. when Deputy Sheriff Leonard Rumier inspectea his cell. His body was removed to the Potter-Stephens mortuary. . Surviving are a brother. Earl Stewart. San Diego, Calif., and two nieces, Mrs. Theodore Moody and Mrs. Jesse L. Tuttle, both of Muncie.