Leadership

A Remarkable Boy Freak.

Issue 3 and Volume 1893 13.

A Remarkable Boy Freak. The court officials of Kokomo, Ind., according to a special dispatch, have an elephant on their hands in the person of a boy who last summer confessed to six burnings and four at tempts at train wrecking, one of which was successful. The lad, Theodore Morgan, eighteen years of age, was tried at the August term of court, and the jury, by instructions of the prosecuting attorney, brought in a verdict that he was non compos mentis and should not be sent to the penitentiary. Efforts were then made to have him placed in an asylum, but all refused to admit him on the ground that he was charged with crime and confessed to it. Young Morgan, with no charge against him, has been in jail at Kokomo for four months. There appears to be no law applicable to his case, and he is too dangerous…

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