Youth Convicted Of Manslaughter

ADRIAN, Mich., May 27.—(By A.P.)—Kirk Rorick, 23-year-old son of a prominent Morenci, Mich. banker, was found guilty of manslaughter by a jury in circuit court here late Wednesday afternoon. Rorick was accused of killing Page Stockwell, 22, a life-long friend, on July 4, 1925.

Rorick was charged with having struck Stockwell during an argument on a street in Morenci causing the youth to fall to the sidewalk.  His head struck the curb and he was rendered unconscious.  He never regained consciousness.  Rorick claimed self-defense.

Source: Lansing State Journal, May 27, 1926.

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