Shocking tragedy again
visited Norfolk on Monday last. This time it cast a pall of gloom over
the entire township of Windham; it removed in violent fashion one of the
old and respected residents of the community; its outcome found a young
man of 32 years behind bars charged with the awful crime of patricide;
it left a horrible memory for the young granddaughter of the victim; and
there remain several distracted families, the descendants of the aged
Today, that splendid farm with
all the appearances of one of the most prosperous in this part of
Ontario, is quite deserted. The sole occupant of the comfortable,
well-furnished farmhouse is an old cocker spaniel dog who has lost his
owner and his best friend.
Such tragic events are beyond the
power of human comprehension.