Foul Play Hint In Drowning Of Schenectady Man - Body of Edward Fonda, 26, Shows Deep Cut in Head When Found - Missing About Month - Employer Does Not Believe Restaurant Chef Ended His Own Life - Seneca Falls Dec. 24 - Edward Fonda, aged 26 years, whose home is believed to be in Schenectady, was found drowned in the canal above Ovid st. at noon yesterday. Syracuse NY Daily Journal, Wednesday December 24, 1913.
Fonda's Body Shipped Here For Interment - Buffalo, Dec 26 - The body of Edward Fonda of Schenectady, found floating in the Cayuga and Seneca Canal, Seneca Falls, Tuesday, was shipped this afternoon to Schenectady for interment. Fonda, who was 30 years old, was employed at a local grill as chef. He has a mother residing in Schenectady, also a brother, according to information received by Coroner W. M. Follette of Seneca Falls. Schenectady Gazette, Saturday Morning December 27, 1913.