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Terrible Paris Crime. f FAMOUS PAINTER MURDERED. Mottier-jn-Law also Killed by Burglars. Sunday.—The police this morning jJj°?Vered signs that the residence of M. g^T^ Phe Steinheil, the celebrated painter, in the Impasse Ronsin quarter, Vau- had beeD broken into by burglars, and entering the house they found that a ter- ht crime had been committed. Steinheil was found lying murdered on e floor of his bedroom, and near him lay the ^9nscious form of his wife, who had been so rf?b,y injured that her recovery is regarded doubtful. an adjoining room tLe police found the Jah Ma-dame Steinheil's mother, Madame who had also been murdered. believed that the crime was the work of who were probably disturbed whilst M Sthehouse" Steinheil, the murdered painter, was a jjf^alier of the Legion of Honour. Perhaps -if ■2?°?*' famous painting is that representing jJt'elix Fa.ure (ex-President) at the military Jv^oeuvjx's in the Alps ten years ago.— y"-ral News. ■jj ^e corridor the police foimd the body of jj^tcinheil in a kneeling posture and the thrown backwards- Around his neck a thin cord, with which he had evidently strangled. In the bedroom was found v b°dy of Madame Japy, mother-in-law of v .steinheil. She was lying on the bed, and been strangled with a cord after being *"|>ged with a thick piece of wadding. an adjoining room the searchers foand ^^K,me living, but tightly bound on 'Itia A cord was round her neck. She •^v^ged to get rid of the gag which had been into her mouth. Steinheil had since informed the J^^trate in charge of the case that she was ^Prised by three men and a woman while asleep. They bound her and threaten- her with a revolver demanded where the fcey of the family was kept. She told the in whom she believes she recognised her husband's former models, where it wf?- The woman wanted her companions to ^Madame Steinheil, but she was spared. ^o^-me Steinheil has been taken to a friend's Her condition gives no cause for her injuries being confined to a few £ of the skin. Dv-p*16 dead painter's work had several times p11 awarded medals at the Salon.—Reuter. •w ar>s, Monday.—The examining magistrates v we conducting the inquiry into the r °" and Madame Sapy, his .jjther-in-law, and the attempted murder of Steinheil, spent the day in taking the VjP^itions of the inmates of the house in *i<i tragedy occurred, the doctors con- that Madame Steinheil's condition w ^tisfactory, although she is still in bed. <)1~fadame Steinheil, in describing the attack sa^ that as her mother was suffer- from rheumatism she slept in the room occupied by Madame Steinheil and husband on Saturday night. M. Steinheil in a small room adjoining the bathroom, the doors were unlocked. Tj^J^hen the murderers entered Mdme. Stein- s apartment they threw the bedclothes *li&K her face and tried to gag her with her gbtdress, but they then bound her hand and to the bed posts. £ Steinheil gave a fairly clear descrip- °f the men, but withdrew her previous <4 tKIaetl*' regard to the woman and one "e men. She no longer believed that these X»? were former models of her husband. Steinheil declared that she fainted ^jlr3^s^e beard the cries of her mother as she that strangled. The magistrates believe M. Steinheil surprised the murderers while stacking the ladies, and that he then set upon and strangled.—Renter.

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