Sudharman murdered

July 7, 2010

NEW BERLIN - An autopsy reveals that a Union County yoga instructor found dead on Monday was murdered. 70-year old Sudharman, also known as Joseph Fenton, of New Berlin, was shot multiple times with a small caliber weapon according to the results of an autopsy performed Wednesday. Sudharman's body was found wrapped in a blanket by another instructor inside his living quarters at Integral Yoga Center on Market Street in New Berlin late Monday afternoon. 33-year old Joel R. Snider of St. Louis, Missouri was taken into custody this morning in Maryland charged with criminal homicide in the death of Sudharman. According to court papers Snider had e-mailed a Swami associate of his and Sudharmans, who lives in Virginia, and stated to her in two e-mail messages, the latest one from July 4th, that he wanted to assassinate Sudharman and another man. John Callahan (WGRC)