27097Re: Where was Zahorchak buried?
- Jul 1, 2010Also I e-mailed http://www.kensico.org/ It is the oldest/largest cemetery and very near the hospital/medical examiner's office
where the article refers to.
I have recieved many records over the years just using this approach....
All you have to do at times is ask....
Time will tell.
Now, JohnQadams Hit the boards!
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "John" <johnqadam@...> wrote:
> >>> Records Under the Freedom of information act can be obtained through the Mayors office......I spoke to them and they put me through to the Police Records Div.
> I spoke with the desk Sgt.?(Thick NY Accent)whom seemed very interested.
> He took all the information I was able to give him and said he would call back if they can find the information or where it can be located.
> Total time maybe 10 minutes....let's see what happens. <<<
> That's phenomenal!!!!
> If we manage to acquire that information, it will "close the book" on a family mystery that dates back into the past century. The folks in Slovakia will be very grateful. Just to repeat, here's the relevant story.
> THE HERALD STATESMAN, YONKERS, N. Y., FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1942
> GRAND JURY GETS JANITOR DEATH CASE
> WHITE PLAINS - Medical Examiner Amos O. Squire today held for the Grand Jury on a technical charge of homicide Robert Defeis, eighteen, of Franklin Avenue, Thornwood, in connection with the death of John Zahorchak, thirty-six-year-old janitor of Pleasantville Cottage School.
> Dr. Squire said Defeis told authorities that Zahorchak was acting disorderly in the Defeis store in Thornwood Sunday night and that he had ejected him from the place. He pushed the man out of the door and closed it, he said.
> Zahorchak died in Grasslands Hospital Tuesday of a fractured skull. He was found unconscious Monday in his room at the school by Michael Chincik, a fellow employee.
> Defeis said Zahorchak was annoying a young woman who was in the store and was ejected.
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