Dr. James W. Martin, MD was sworn.
The following questions were asked by counsel for
Could the body of a
human being be destroyed by
burning in a common fireplace from 10 o’clock pm to 4 o’clock am?
What time would be
required to destroy or
consume the body of a man by a wood fire in an ordinary fireplace?
In your opinion, as a ---- or scientific physician, what
time would be required to destroy or consume the body of a man in an
any and all of these questions, the state objected, and
the court sustained the objection, to which opinion of the court
objected and excepted.