Body Of W.A. Stiltz Is Found In Fruit Car

Mr. Steve Stiltz of Rock Creek, left Saturday evening for Spokane, having been called there by the mysterious death of his brother, W.A. Stiltz, whose body was found Friday in a fruit car at Hillyard by and employe of the Western Fruit Express company. It was thought from the condition in which the body was found, to have been murdered. A coroner’s jury, however, decided that death was not due to violence.

The body was brought back by the brother and burial was in Baker.

Deceased was unmarried and had spent much of his time around Haines and Baker, where he was well known.

North Powder News
Saturday, January 1, 1927