The residence of Dr. Osborn at Moran was destroyed by fire last Sunday. Mr. Osborn was taken suddenly ill and on Tuesday died. Some seem inclined to the opinion that it was a case of arson and that Osborn fearing detection committed suicide.

Source: Flora Hoosier Democrat, Saturday, September 18, 1897, page 5
Contributed by: Lena Harper
Added: 22 Oct 2016