DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Contributed by Roselyn Wells
1, 1932, Thursday, The
After Cutting Throat With Razor
Eakright, aged 71 years, who made an attempt at suicide about midnight
August 18th by slashing his throat with a razor, died Monday afternoon
Dr. Bonnell Souder hospital in Auburn.
aged bachelor, said to have made his home at Avilla and at Fort Wayne, stood before a mirror in a bedroom at
the home of Mrs.
Elsworth Eakright in Wilmington
township and cut his throat from one ear to the other in a fit of
arrived at the Eakright home a day after the burial of his cousin, the
Elsworth Eakright, former trustee of Wilmington
township. He worked at one time for Mr. Eakright on the farm.
was little hope of recorvery for the aged man from the first. In
his throat he nearly severed the larynx.<>