The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, November 24, 1927
          Accidental death in tis the verdict o  Edward Boyd,  county coroner in the case of  Edward Mulroy,  65 years old, of St. Paul, who well[sic] into a pit at the Greely Stone Quarry near St. Paul on November 8 and died tow hours later at the Major hospital here.  The report of the coroner was filed this afternoon with the clerk of the Shelby circuit court.
          There were no eye witnesses to the accident and workmen at the quarry gave the same version of the mishap.  They said that Mrs. Mulroy had been wheeling coal to the edge of the pit when the accident occurred.  The coroner gave as his verdict that the death of Mr. Mulroy was caused from crushing injuries when he fell the fifty feet to the bottom of the pit.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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