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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, April 3, 1902 Edition
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Murder Committed Wm. Sweeney charged with killing George Stull, Jr., the 15th day of last January, was tried at Covington last Saturday and resulted in the acquittal of Sweeny. His plea was self defense. The murder was committed at Kingman in Sweeny's saloon. There were over 150 witnesses summoned. Stull was intoxicated and was refused the drinks, which angered him, and he procured a pump handle and attacked Sweeny, saying he would kill him. Sweeny fired a shot over Stull's head to frighten him, but it had no effect and he then shot him four times, twice in the head and twice in the chest. Stull lived till the next day. He left a wife and three small children. H. D. Billings, deputy prosecutor, of this place, appeared before the state and made an able and thorough statement of the case. Chas. McCabe, of Covington was the attorney for the defense.

Date: 4/3/1902
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003780
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 3/28/2015
Entered By: Chris Brown

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