CAMBRIDGE – A verdict of suicide has been returned in the death of Herbert Schuster, 36-year-old Philadelphia machinist found fatally wounded at his parents’ home in nearby Hudson yesterday [November 30, 1958].
Dr. Elridge Wolfe, deputy medical examiner for Dorchester County, said today Schuster took his own life but no reason for the act was known. The man was shot in the temple, with a rifle found next to the body.
Schuster, who was visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Schuster for the Thanksgiving weekend, died in Cambridge Maryland Hospital without regaining consciousness.
He was a Marine veteran of World War II. Surviving in addition to his parents are a brother, Rudolph of Ambler, Pa., and a sister, Lorraine Schuster, a student nurse at the University of Pennsylvania.