Detroit, Dec. 27 --
William E. Hall, a young man about 28 years old, employed for some
months as a motorman on the Michigan avenue line of the D.U.R., was
found dead in his room above Otto Wnerfel's bakery, 1800 Michigan
avenue, shortly before four o'clock yesterday afternoon. Hall was lying
on the bed partially dressed. The gas jet was turned on.
It is the opinion of Coroner's
Clerk DeLaurier that the young man was accidently [sic]
Coroner Burgess was notified and
the remains were removed to the county morgue. From papers on the dead
man's person it was learned that his father lived in Lynedoch in Norfolk
County, Ontario. When found he had cheques and currency to the amount of
$106.87 in his pockets, and bankbooks were found showing that the young
man had nearly $3,000 on deposit in Detroit banks.
Coroner's Clerk DeLaurier is now
awaiting word form his father in the Ontario town.