TITLE

Indianapolis pastor and wife murdered

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Christian Century;1/22/97, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the murder of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) minister C. Frederick Mathias and his wife Cleta in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 15, 1996. Death of the couple from beatings with a blunt instrument in their own home; Mystery surrounding the double murder; Investigators' search for clues that would lead to the solution of the crime.
ACCESSION #
9702023040

 

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