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From: Margaret Ransom <>
Subject: [Bklyn] Brooklyn Standard Union,June 5, 1929-Deaths in the News
Date: Sat, 03 May 2003 22:46:21 -0400
Brooklyn Standard Union
June 5, 1929
Death in the News
SHOOTS SWEETHEART, FAILS KILLING SELF
Negro Tells Red Bank Police He Did Slaying
Amos CRUMEL, negro 21 of 91 Bank street, Red Bank, walked into police
headquarters today and said he had shot and killed his sweetheart, Olivia
GREEN, while the two were sitting in a parked automobile on the outskirts of
Red Bank, according to police.
He fired three bullets into her heart, after they had argued because of his
jealousy, police said he told them. Then, according to police, CRUMEL tried to
shoot himself through the head, but instead shot a hole through his had,
police said he told them. Police said there were bullet holes in the hat. They
also said they found the body of the victim.
NO REASON KNOWN FOR AUTOPSY ASKED BY DYING FATHER
Edward OMYRON Calls Step-Children to Bedside; Will Grant Request
In deference to the last request of a dying man, an autopsy will be
performed upon the body of Edward OMYRON, 64, of 289 DeKalb avenue, who died
at his home last night after an illness of several weeks.
Just before he died, OMYRON called his children, David, 28, and Caroline,
19, to his bedside and requested that if he should die that they order the
autopsy to ascertain whether his death was due to natural causes.
OMYRON died last night before either the family physician or an ambulance
surgeon from Cumberland Hospital arrived. Dr. CUMARE, of the hospital staff,
found him dead when he arrived. Dr. Harold E. RHAME of 315 Washington avenue,
the family physician, told the police of Classon avenue station of his
LEAKING GAS TAKES LIFE OF MAN READING
Victim Found in Chair Near Heater
Paul STETTEN, 27, of 72 Palmetto street, was found by Charles STEPHENS, a
tenant in the same house today, sitting in a chair in his furnished room, the
victim of gas escaping from a loose hose on a heater.
STEPHENS called the Ralph avenue police station and Ambulance Surgeon MOORE
of Bushwick Hospital, said the man was dead. Police believe that STETTEN was
reading at night when he was overcome, and that death was accidental.
Transcribed for the Brooklyn Information Pages by Margaret Ransom
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