IDAHO DAILY STATESMAN BOISE, IDAHO - JULY 22, 1906

MICHAEL SWEENY ACQUITTED

Slayer of Joe Mitchell Exonerated at Grangeville

(Special Dispatch)

Spokane, July 21 A Grangeville dispatch says that Michael Sweeny, brother of Charles Sweeny, the Spokane millionaire, and Andrew Porter (should read Prader), on trial for the killing of Joe Mitchell were tonight discharged and completely exonerated.  More than 20 witnesses were examined, the evidence being that the killing was in self-defense and justified.

Please email me if you have any more accounts of this murder.

 

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