Cleburne, TX Sleepwalker Drowns in East Buffalo Creek, Sept 1910

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MAN WALKING IN SLEEP FALLS INTO CREEK; DROWNS.

Special to The Star Telegram.

CLEBURNE, Sept. 17.---The badly decomposed body of Robert Simmons was found Saturday morning in East Buffalo creek thirty yards above the foot bridge leading to East Cleburne. Simmons lived about four blocks from the creek and it is believed fell in the creek while walking in his sleep. Justice Burckhart held an inquest Saturday morning and a verdict of death by accident was returned.

Simmons was 65 years old and had been a resident of Cleburne for ten years.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX 17 Sept 1910