Elenor JONES Sprouse finds Mr. & Mrs Titus Jones Dead in Bed

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Elenor JONES Sprouse finds Mr. & Mrs Titus Jones Dead in Bed - j Aged Couple Asphyxiated Daughter Finds Mr....
j Aged Couple Asphyxiated Daughter Finds Mr. and Mrs. Titus Jones Dead In Bed. Titus Jones, 88, and his wife, Alice, 80, were found dead in their bed in a side room on the first floor of their home at 446 Park avenue about 8:30 Sunday morning by his daughter, Mrs. Millard Sprouse, with whom the couple lived. Their death was due to asphyxiation from monoxide monoxide fumes from a small open gas stove on the floor at the foot of their bed. The bodies were viewed by Coroner Dr. G. W. Sapp, Police Chief Curtis Berry, Fire Chief Stanley Shaw; Gene Woodyard, inspector of the Ohio Fuel Gas company; Police Officers Bryan Woolard and Walter Hinger. This investigation revealed that the death of the aged couple was due to monoxide fumes. The door was closed, but the window was up from the bottom about four inches. The investigators were affected by the fumes remaining. remaining. Mrs. Sprouse had arisen at the usual hour Sunday morning, prepared breakfast, and went to call Mr. and Mrs. Jones, and it was then discovered that they were dead. This was about 8:30 a. m. ' Mrs. Sprouse promptly noti-field noti-field noti-field her brother, John M. Jones, 57 West Channel street, member of the Newark police force, who (Continued on Page 2, Column 4;

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  1. The Newark Advocate,
  2. 05 Dec 1938, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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