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George Stokes

Dallas Morning News-  4 July 1940 Page 3
Body Found by Wheat Shock, Poison Bottle Near By, Is Identified.

With and(sic) empty bottle near by the body of an elderly man was found near Highway 75 south of Sherman and tentatively identified as that of George Stokes, Dallas, Route 7. The man was dressed in new work clothing. He had prepared himself a resting place beside the shock of wheat. The body being discovered by Tom Durning, farmer living near Van Alstyne.
The empty bottle lying near the body bore the label from a Dallas drug store, which was traced and revealed the above name and address, the bottle having been sold June 24. Drug store employee's said the purchaser had told them he intended to use the acid in cleaning a chicken house. 
The body was buried at the Grayson County Farm after Dallas police reported wednesday that no one name stokes was living at the address given.
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