Boxer Found Dead In Car Near Chico

CHICO, Feb. 25.—An inquest was to be held here today into the suicide of Sterling R. Wise, 27, a barber and former boxer of Klamath Falls. His body, with a bullet wound in the chest, was found in the back seat of his automobile, with a half empty bottle of poison nearby. The discovery was made by Frank Atkins and L.C. Bosworth, sheepmen, at Salmon Hole, in Butte county. His father, S.A. Wise, said the youth had been despondent lately.

Source: Colusa Herald, February 25, 1930.

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