CRIME: Killer Remus

George Remus came to the U. S. from Germany at the age of four. He made himself a lawyer, specializing in divorce cases and defense of gangsters. Then he took up the bootlegging racket in Cincinnati, became the richest U. S. 'legger, built himself a $1,000,000 mansion with a Grecian swimming pool, murdered his wife, Imogene. He conducted his own defense, insulted Prosecutor Charles Phelps Taft II in court, was found not guilty of murder on grounds of insanity (TIME, Jan. 2).

Last week the District Court of Appeals at Lima, Ohio, decided that Killer Remus was sane, ordered him...

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