Thursday, February 17, 2011

Unusual Cause of Death - Suicide By Train

Located at Gibson Cemetery in Neosho, Mo.
Arthur V.
82 Field Arty
October 20, 1935

Cause of death: Crushed skull - broken back - crushed chest - both legs broken - both arms broken - by stepping in front of Frisco Train #10 at a point 2 miles west of Ritchey, MO. with suicidal intent.
Death certificate found at Missouri Digital Heritage.

1 comment:

  1. An absolutely fascinating blog, beautifully photographed. I have added you to my Blog List. Great stuff, Tammi!