Clipped From Hartford Courant
Auburn, Me., June 20. (AP.) A Superior Court Jury tonight imported a verdict of guilty of manslaughter against Dr. Charles K. Donnell and Mrs. Estelle Edwards, both of Lewis-ton, in connection with the death ot Mrs. Thelma E. Smith of Portland. The Jury was out five hours and 23 minutes. The state charged that the young Portland mother died from effects of illegal surgery performed by the Lew-iston physician. The trial opened last Monday. It was the seventh criminal action since 1913 in which Dr. Donnell had been named defendant. He was acquittej in each of the previous cases.