NAVY OFFICER FOUND DEAD
Lieutenant J. T. Sheehan Believed A Suicide In Honolulu
HONOLULU – December 27, 1934 – Lieutenant Joseph Thomas Sheehan, U.S.N., attached to the USS Beaver,was found dead here today with his throat slashed. The police said it apparently was a case of suicide.
A real estate man found the body in a vacant house next door to Lieuenant Sheehan's residence. Mrs. Sheehan identified the body as that of her husband. Naval authorities began an investigation.
SHEEHAN, JOSEPH THOMAS
DATE OF DEATH: 12/27/1934
BURIED AT: SECTION 6 SITE 9537
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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