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Dallas Morning News
New Identification Made of Train Victim:
Special to the News
Sherman, Texas Oct 10, 1938
The man buried Saturday afternoon, after being identified as a cook
who lost his job with a carnival show here, Monday was identified as being
Turner Arrington, brother of Floyd Arrington, farmer living five miles
east of Sherman.
A mutilated body was found Saturday a mile east of Sherman on the
Texas & Pacific tracks. Identification was from clothing and by tattooed
initals on his right arm.
Turner Arrington, 33, lived part of the time with Floyd Arrington
and with three sisters in Oklahoma.
Floyd Arrington said that he and Turner visited the fair Friday
night and that he left before Turner did. Arrington is survived by his
brother and three sisters, Mrs. Robert Myers, El Dorado, Okla; Mrs Jake
Myers, Healdton, Okla. ; Mrs Eber Morgan, Atoka, Okla.
The body was first believed to be that of Matt Snyder, employed
as a cook in a concession operated by Frank Waldron. Waldron said Snyder
had been with him since June 19.
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