Episode 91: Why Did Amelia Rohwedder Jump from Her Hospital Window?

Amelia Rohwedder was a middle-aged woman recovering from heart problems. Without reason or warning, she jumped from her fourth-floor window. Why?



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Jumps to Death From Top Floor Mercy Hospital. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 3/19/1919.

Leaps from a Window in a Delirium; Dies. The Daily Times, 3/19/1919

Amelia Rohwedder. http://www.findagrave.com

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