Sunday, July 18, 2010

Sunday School - Indian School Boy Hanged

WYANDOTTE, Okla., April 25 — Job Marrujo, 13-year-old sixth-grade pupil at Seneca Indian School here was found hanged from a tree on the school grounds this afteroon.

Sheriff Jim Alleeman said an informal hearing ruled the death accidental.

Alleeman said the victim, son of Mrs. Eula Cox Kingfisher, Salina, was reported in good spirits
shortly before his death. He said playmates made the discovery and teachers vainly tried artificial respiration for 40 minutes.

The officer related that the young Cherokee Indian when first seen had an electrical wire around his neck and was dangling seven feet off the ground.

Source - The Ada Evening News; Ada, Oklahoma; Sunday, April 26, 1953; p. 2.

Transcription by Polly's Granddaughter
copyright 2010, Polly's Granddaughter - TCB

1 comment:

  1. That does not read "accidental" does it?
    Something is not right


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