Killer Gets Respite, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-21


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KILLER GETS RESPITE RESPITECROWN CROWN POINT Ind June 20 Richard Chapman scheduled to die in the electric chair next Monday for the murder of Henry Nolte Hobart Indiana farmer secured a respite froin the death sentence after hav ¬ ing made a desperate plea for a writ of coram nobis to Judge William J Murray of the Lake Criminal Court here The court allowed him fiftyfiye days in which to file a bill of exceptions to the ruling It is ex ¬ pected that Governor McNutt will grant him a further stay

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