Reas, Louise (Botlinter)

Public Press 27 Sep 1910 p4 c3: Deaths During The Week—The body of Mrs. Louise Reas, wife of Leonidas Reas, was found dead at her home, 519 Lower Market street, Saturday night by her husband when he returned about 11:30 o’clock from his saloon at Main and Lower Fifth streets. It was taken to Corydon and the burial was at Jordan’s cemetery near that town. Her death is believed to have been caused by an overdose of some drug believed to have been oil of cedar. Mrs. Reas and a friend were shopping Saturday night and on her way home Mrs. Reas stopped at a drug store and bought four ounces of the drug. An autopsy was held yesterday by Drs. H. B. Sacklett, Edwin L. Sigmon and C. E. Briscoe at the undertaking establishment of Lottich Brothers and revealed the presence of the drug. The stomach was sent to Indianapolis for analysis. Mrs. Reas was twenty seven years old and was a daughter of Frank Botliner, of Greenville township. Besides her husband she leaves two children, Helen, aged five years, and Leonidas, aged two years.

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