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 - Knife Involved Jn Saturday Night Incident . i.n...
Knife Involved Jn Saturday Night Incident . i.n .n . ,.,1. i,h i n in. -,ii..-...ii..;,..hi. -,ii..-...ii..;,..hi. -,ii..-...ii..;,..hi. -,ii..-...ii..;,..hi. jl t t 1 it ;"5" Deputy Sheriff R. L. Lyon holds the knife found In- In- the field yesterday where the body of Otis Waters" Was found Saturday night At left Is Sonny Cooper, deputy sheriff who took part In -the -the Investigation along With a number of city and county officers. The body of Waters had 'been slashed and stabbed 27 times, faul Raymond Smith is being held in the county jail in connection with the Incident (Index-Journal (Index-Journal (Index-Journal photo). ' . - . ; . ' County, City Officers Continue Investigation Greenwood County and City officers are continuing theS Investigation into the death of Otis Waters, 29-year-old 29-year-old 29-year-old 29-year-old 29-year-old marble yard worker whose body was found in a vacant lot off Cbkesbury Street Saturday night, his neck broken and 27 knife wounds about the neck and face. Held r "i ft", 1 2 L r Paul Raymond Smith. 23. Is being being held in the county Jail In connection connection with the death, of Otis Waters Saturday night.- night.- House Expected To Get Protests On Proposed Tax COLUMBIA OrTA wave of concentrated concentrated protest by advertisers against a proposed advertising tax Is expected to break over the heads of House members when the General Assembly reconvenes here tomorrow. , The Senate last week approved a proposal to bring advertising under the states I per cent general retail retail sale tax. " ' I : r i " jt a 3-. 3-. 3-. The inquest has been set for SO Wednesday morning at the court J house, Coroner L. E. McCravy said today. Officers do not consider their Investigation complete as of today, however. Raymond Paul Smith, 23-year-old 23-year-old 23-year-old 23-year-old 23-year-old former convict, Is being held without charge in the case while the) investigation investigation . goes on. Sheriff - J. Calvin White said that Smith had admitted tutting Waters, saying that they had quarrel. . Coroner McCravy said that Smith told Dim thai he ( and Water became became Involved In the quarrel and he knocked Waters down. Waters started up with his knife In his hand, and 8mlth took the knife a-way a-way a-way from him and cut and s tabbed him. ' ' ; . .;. . 4 Both men were married. Smith with two children and Waters with three." The Investigation was touched off Saturday night when Smith went to the home of his parents and told them some .details ofi the Incident Police were notified from the home of the parents and went the scene and found, the body, The scene Is between Cokesbury nd Pelzer Streets, immediately back of the Orendel Mill warehouse. The events took place some time after S o'clock Saturday night, during, the rain. . - Although Waters bore the marks of 27 different slashes. Dr. J. M. Symmes, coroner's physician, said that he attributed death to a broken neck. .. His examination of the body some time after midnight Sunday showed that the cause of death was a brok en neck (fractures of the four cer-vlclt cer-vlclt cer-vlclt verterbraes), lacerated wounds of the lace, chin, windpipe and throat Incises and lacerations, wounds of the cheeks on both sides, mouth, nose and upper and lower f j. . I - ., - t ' - V ' I . I v I I , , I In Victim ... k nys ii This picture, taken when he was a member of the Armed Forces, was latest taken of Otis Waters, victim of the Saturday night Incident Incident which resulted in his death. Waters was 29, and was employed by the Owen Bros. Marble and Granite Co. Sen. McClellan, Stassen Confer WASHINGTON Or) r-en. r-en. r-en. McClellan McClellan (D-Arx) (D-Arx) (D-Arx) and Harold B. SUssen meet today to' talk over differences between the Senate Investigations Investigations subcommittee and the Foreign Operations Administration. The conference In McClellan'a office office was requested by Stassen, the POA director. Subcommittee members members accused him last week of obstructing obstructing their efforts to dig out the. facts about a proposed contract for grain storage elevators In Pakistan. Pakistan. ' . . ; ' St assent den led it and volunteered to appear before the subcommittee i A - J' 1 !," 1 L-"' L-"' L-"' ? -AW -AW V , I on of up as : a f oT of of and electric and girl

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  1. The Index-Journal,
  2. 04 Apr 1955, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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