Miscellany: Lunatic

Near Philadelphia, Else Flothmeier, 22 and beauteous, accompanied her father, a Lutheran pastor, to the home of a parishioner. There she left him and went for a twilight walk. She did not return home that night, nor the next, nor the next. Searchers finally found Else Flothmeier's clothes hanging on a bush in a field near Burholme Park. In a nearby ditch lay Else Flothmeier's nude body, unviolated except by twigs and brambles. She lay face down, dead from exposure, frozen stiff. Authorities pondering the mystery of her tragedy recalled that on the...

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