“The Death of Bernard Friley”

Author: James W. Day ("Jilson Setters")
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Keywords: drink homicide dog corpse
Found in: US(Ap)

Description

"It was down in the level land A murder came to light, The death of Bernard Friley 'Twas on a Monday night." A boy discovers the body as the man's dog sits by his side. The crime is blamed on drink; his murderer is imprisoned; listeners are warned

References

  1. Thomas-Makin', pp. 135-136, "The Death of Bernard Friley" (1 text)
  2. BI, ThBa135