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A31-year-old Marvin Wesley Parker of trying was found
shot to death this morning in a shed behind 31-17
North Elm in Fort Worth. Both the Dallas sheriff's
office and federal authorities had been seeking Parker.
The body was found by Phinas Brown, who lives at the
address. Brown says he never saw Parker before.
Between Parker's legs was this .32 calibre pistol.
He had been shot once in the -wuupuK right temple.
Peace Justice Boorman rules the death a suicide.
Parker, who has a wife and son living in Irving,
left three notes indicating he was thinking of taking
his life. One note addressed to his wife read, "I've
failed you and little Wesley and I can't face prison."
The Dallas county sheriff's office said it had three
warrants for Parker's arrest charging him with
forging and passing worthless checks. Par er a
been convicted in a federal car theft case
and received a probated sentence. The U. S. Marshal's
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Suicide], item, January 24, 1959; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc958908/m1/1/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.