PLEADS GUILTY; THREE YEARS.
John Constitino Stabbed Companion to Death During Quarrel.
John Constitino, 18 years old, who stabbed to death George Kyle, 17 years old, while returning home from a dance on the night of September 19, 1914, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the third degree yesterday before Judge Latshaw in the criminal court. He was sentenced to three years in the penitentiary.
The two young men were in a party of young people who had attended a dance near Fifteenth street and Troost avenue.
The two young men were in a party of young people who had attended a dance near Fifteenth street and Troost avenue. Kyle was in the company of a girl. A quarrel arose between the two men and the stabbing resulted.
Constitino was tried on a charge of second degree murder and sentenced to fifteen years in the penitentiary. The supreme court remanded the case on the ground that no manslaughter instructions were given.