CRIME: High Seas Murder

One evening last month a young man named Andrew Kirwan, collector of knives, daggers and swords, got into an argument about religion with a man named Gilliam Sessoms in the smoking room of the S. S. President Garfield as the Round-the-World Dollar liner neared New York. Shortly afterwards Gilliam Sessoms was found on the floor stabbed in the shoulder and stomach. Three days after the vessel docked in Jersey City he died. Arrested by Federal agents on the charge of murder on the high seas, Andrew Kirwan refused to identify himself.


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