News coverage of the murder and investigation Some of the news coverage of the Buddy Schumacher case: A photo of Buddy that appeared in the Wauwatosa News shortly after he disappeared. (thanks to Larry Widen for taking this photo for me) The story of Buddy’s funeral, along with a photo of him being rcarried out of his house for the last time, on the way to Wauwatosa Cemetery. Front page of the Sept. 15, 1925 Milwaukee Sentinel reporting the fact that Buddy was killed by a handkerchief that had been shoved down his throat, suffocating him. The discovery of Buddy’s body was announced on the front page of the Sept. 14 Milwaukee Sentinel. The Schumacher family sits around the dinner table, with a vacant spot where Buddy would have sat. Emma Abel, Wauwatosa, who described a handkerchief similar to the one Buddy was killed by, as being in possession of Edward Vreeland. Later, Mrs. Abel said she could not positively identify the handkerchief removed from Buddy’s throat as the one she’d seen Vreeland with. Here is an interesting photo, set up at the Wauwatosa Police Department. Buddy Schumacher’s friends (right) point at suspect Edward Vreeland. Dashed arrow provided by the Milwaukee Sentinel. The first newspaper article I ever saw regarding the death of Buddy Schumacher. That’s his coffin being carried out of his house on Alice Street (now 74th Street) just north of State Street in Wauwatosa. “X” marks the spot: This is where they found the body. Florence Schumacher grieves, holds out hope of finding her son. Story from Sunday (Milwaukee) Sentinel about 300 deputies searching for the missing boy. Wauwatosa News story announcing the disappearance of Buddy Schumacher (thanks to Larry Widen for taking this photo). Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.