The St. Louis Republic, November 26, 1900
St. Louis, Mo., 1888-1919

COOKED IN HOT SPRINGS.
Moneyless Man Chose Horrible
Method of Committing Suicide.
Pagosa Junction, Colo., Nov. 23. Citizens of Pagosa Springs were horrified by the discovery of the body of a man in Hot Springs. The body was at once removed and it was found to be literally cooked. Tho temperature of the untempered water of the spring is over 160 degrees.
Investigation disclosed the fact that the man was a stranger, who had given the name of Smith. Nothing was discovered that would prove his identity.
He was without money and it is supposed he chose to commit suicide in this novel manner.

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