Date of Death: 18 Jan 1921
Subject: Malven Devault
Source: St. Joseph Observer, 22 Jan 1921

Martin [sic] Devault, who resided near Avenue City in Andrew county, and who was awaiting trial in that county on the charge of having killed his wife last year, killed himself at the residence of his sister, Mrs. O. E. Gillip, 109 East Rosine street, Tuesday, by turning on the gas in his room. He left a note in which he denied any knowledge of the killing of his wife and asked his father to see that his name was cleared of the charge. Devault was thirty years old and a farmer.  He leaves one child-- a daughter.