|View of the Sacramento River (near Walnut Grove/Locke)|
As it turned out he was suffering with an advanced case of tuberculosis and had been ill for some time. It was determined that Hoy cut his throat and then flung himself into the river.
There are no records that I could find of that mention if he was buried at a cemetery or not. So as far as we know, this newspaper mention of his death is the only record we have that he existed. Let us remember Mr. Toi So Hoy, and the painful and very tragic way he died.
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