CRIME: Killer Kehler

Spy work was believed possibly to have accounted for the murder of Dr. Walter Engelberg, secretary of the New York German Consulate, who was found in his house in Brooklyn dressed in an old-fashioned nightgown, lying on his bed with his face battered in. But last week it was no spy whom police arrested but a Canadian pugilist known as Ernie Haas.

On the night of the murder, according to police, Haas, whose real name is Ernest Walter Kehler, accompanied Engelberg to his home. There the Nazi secretary, whose curious hobbies included collecting books on nudism, photographs of nude men, made...

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