Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, September 8, 1888, Volume 119, Issue 60, page 1
MURDERED BY ROBBERS
An Accomplished Young Lady Slain While Alone in Her Grandfather's House.
PITTSBURG, Sept. 7.-A Chronicle-Telegraph Johnstown, Pa., special says Miss Ada Flynn, a handsome and accomplished young lady, was murdered yesterday at the home of her grandfather, Alexander Traxell, near Glasgow, Pa. Recently an attempt was made to rob Mr. Traxell, and the general supposition is that she was killed by persons bent on robbery. The murder was committed in daylight, during the absence of the family. There is no clue to the perpetrators of the terrible crime.