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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 5, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels February Woman gets life in husbands murder March of Dimes OtftCR FOUNOMIONMM RICHMOND AP A former Bay City convicted of arranging her is murder so she could collect in insurance was sentenced to life in Frances Turner was convicted of capital in the March slaying of tear husband a 46yearold oil company The panel deliberated IS hours over two tliys before returning its guilty verdict Friday but took only 40 minutes to decide deserved a life sentence instead of death by will be eligible for parole in 20 Prosecutor Don Bankston told jurors the Turners death was a crime of un speakable motivated by greed and explained by He said Turner had been stabbed 66 times by Michael who was hired by Bankston who received a 30year prison sentence as part of a plea testified he took synthetic heroin and then hid in a roadside park west of When the Turners stopped at the as Turner had Hunter said he attacked Turner with a Evidence clearly shows Frances was willing to shop this killing around until she found someone who was willing to kill her Bankston Turner told investigators her husband was attacked by a fat man with curly hair while she hid in tall grass in the Defense attorney Martin McVey said the initial investigation was botched by the Fort Bend County sheriffs He said there was no effort to lift fingerprints from a claw hammer found near Turners SAVE 43 TO 50 ON NYLON CARPET Jones motive to emerge in trial GEORGETOWN AP After three weeks of often tedious technical the case nurse Genene Jones will tighten this prosecutors as a motive Officials have remained tightlipped throughout the case about their theories of possible But at weeks the story they plan to tell was slowly Baaed on courtroom hints and hallway the story that will be played out before a jury Monday and Tuesday will apparently go something like this Jones injected a powerful muscle relaxant Into highrisk infants to temporarily halt their breathing and muscle She would then try to revive the infants in hopes of appearing a hero to doctors and other Weve gotten some tidbits into the record on their dont mean anything and probably passed right over the but it will all make sense when we tie everything said Kerr County District Attorney Ron the lead Sutton forecast some suprises yet to and acknowledged the hero theory is their best guess as to a We think we can go beyond he is being tried in the death of Chelsea a 15monthold girl who died after two injections from the vocational Prosecutors say she injected a powerful muscle relaxant that they believe killed Just stick it out until the end of prosecution Youll said Nick Bexar County assistant district On Sutton filled in a calendar of Jones employment at the office of Kerrville pediatrician Kathleen The calendar showed the days Chelsea visited the the days five other children were stricken while under the nurses the days the office was closed and even five days of hospitalization for Thats what this is filling in the said Rothe when asked if prosecutors were beginning to focus on The states case aginst Jones should be completed Monday or Rothe and Sutton Defense attorneys will tlen begin presenting their version of Chelseas Sutton took the calendar one dramatic step further when with Hollands testimony and medical produced a chart illustrating Jones suspicious record at Hollands The chart showed during Jones employment in Hollands all five in fants younger than 2years who had a history of Illness and who were subjected to intraveneous solutions or injections prepared by Jones inexplicably went limp and stopped Chelsea was the only one who Defense attorney Hurt Carries objected to the But in one of the few courtroom hints to prosecutors angrily respon This goes to show the motive and the intent of Genene Sutton explained Every time she got the opportunity on a child with the right symp that child was Defense attorneys have maintained that Jones did not inject infants with dangerous and further that succinylcholine was not the cause of Chelseas Earlier in the Sutton and Rothe won the Judges permissionto introduce evidence about six children whose episodes of limpness and loss of breathing resulted in injurytoachild in I dictments against Man who wanted t to dies AP An 85 yearold retired college president who a state court said had the right to starve himself has the familys attorney said The identity of the man remained secret throughout his 47day The mans daughter spent an hour with him Friday evening before he attorney Frank Clark said in a In a ruling state Supreme Court Justice Donald Miller said nothing should prevent the patients death unless the fasting in despair over his deteriorating changed his Miller also ruled that the center where the man lived was not obligated to try to force the patient to have surgery to install a tube for force The court withheld the mans identity to protect his The who was a patient at the Plaza Health and Rehabilitation Center since last was a His wife died in His daughter testified against force feeding and said her a former electrical had represented the United States on technological matters in India and Edward Plaza ad said he wasnt sure whether the patient had been aware of the requested by the nursing home to clarify its or had been been told of Millers The case had stirred wide interest among advocates and opponents of the individuals right to choose and Mario Cuomo asked Friday for a special state panel to review the court Reagan ready for campaign with Mondale WASHINGTON AP One week into Ronald Reagans reelection the president and his allies are assuming their Democratic opponent will be Walter Mondale and are doing their best to label him an overpromising big Justifying the Reagan campaigns assumption that he is the likeliest Mondale easily outdistanced his rivals in winning the support of House members chosen delegates to the 1984 nominating convention last picked up new endorsements and lengthened his financial edge over his Democratic At Reagan sent his billion budget to Congress and Democrats were quick to criticize him for overspending on defense and proposing deficits approaching House Speaker Thomas ONeill called the billion request for the Pentagon Republicans lost no time sharpening their attacks on Reagan set the attack theme in an interview timed to coincide with his reelection announcement Sunday He said Mondale has tried to be all things to all people and I think hes made more promises than probably can possibly be Referring to the former vice president as the assumed Democratic Reagan cam paign director Edward Rollins told the Republican National Committee on Friday The Mondale machine is better than the the campaign is stronger than the Front runner Mondale doesnt need to pass around the money of ward politics to hold together the special he has passed around Another theme of GOP attacks on Mondale was to link him to Jimmy GOP chairman Frank addressing the Republican National Do you remember getting that sick feeling in the pit of your stomach when you saw our fellow bound and blindfolded in as the CarterMondale team stood unwilling and unable to The president ended any remaining suspense about his political plans in a paid political broadcast Sunday night in which he declared that our work is not finished and said he and Vice President George Bush would seek four more years in Hours the president said he liked the idea of I debating his Democratic opponent next Navy Ht working for Andrea tar Enctllcnct WAS walltowall J6 ptr Andrea Elite WAS wallfowoll 48 per 1389 Andrea Supfvnw WAS walltowall 54 1489 Andrea Collection keeps its good looks thanks to Perma and Brand Carpet Sculptured pile with toneontone colorations comes in 12 colors in each Cut to Split System Central Air Conditioning for Residential and Mobile Homes Save on Kenmore Room Air BTU H lo BTU H FE7033 Cut Kenmore 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Store Hours 9 pm Man charged for newspaper rack bomb DALLAS AP A 35yearold man hu been charged with the murder of his former brotherin tow who was killed instantly when a boobytrapped vending machine exploded M he opened Jeff was arraigned at midnight Friday More Criminal District Court Magistrate OuriM McClura who set bail at Ward was killed early on the mor ef II as he tried to buy a copy of the Dallas Naming News near his north Dallas Police had at first said he was the victim of a random Bui early Keetons former stepson and Oapatts Marshall Dewayne fcBfijad himself in to said Dallas police apakaaman Bob Shaw said information given by WUttama lad to Cometts say physical evidence links Cornett and a security guard from to the t My they have established no af Uague was taken into custody in LaMarque later Thursday and was returned to Dallas He was questioned until 9 who was being held on a charge of in vestigation of murder under was questioned until early in the morning Saturday but not formally At this point we have not filed a case on Williams and have not made a final determination if a case will be said police homicide Ron Our investigation is Neighbors said Keeton went to the Dallas Morning News vending box at about the same time every He was killed at less than half an hour after the box had been filled with Former community college classmates of Keeton said he had told them two years ago that he worked undercover for the infiltrating the Ku Klux Man and the American Nazi A spokesman for the FBI said Keeton was known to the agency but would not 1466 SEGUIN behind courtyard square 6293350 Alfred Schwartz Manager PRONTO LUBE 10 MINUTE OIL CHANGE LUBRICATION NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY
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