03 May 2012

Tragedy Thursday - Poison Fatal to Mrs. E. Maxwell

Poison Fatal to Mrs. E. Maxwell
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Coroner to Hold Inquest to Investigate Death of Well-Known Fort Wayne Woman.
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Lifelong Resident Here
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The death of Mrs. Emma Rosalie Maxwell, aged 66, 215 East Jefferson Street, which occurred at 2 o'clock Monday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital, as the result of poison, will be investiaged this afternoon by Coroner Edgar N. Mendenhall. An inquest will be held in his office, 206 Wayne Pharmacal Building.


Dr. Mendenhall stated after a cursory examination that Mrs. Maxwell had probably taken hydrochloric acid.

She was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Maxwell was born and lived her entire life in Fort Wayne.

She was a member of Trinity English Lutheran Church.

Surviving are two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Louise Seidel and Mrs. Sophia Medlel, and three nephews, Carl Medlel of Philadelphia, and Robert and Edward Siedel, of this city.

News-Sentinel  (Ft Wayne, Indiana)
February 7, 1927

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