August 23, 1931
San Dimas canyon, California
The body of Frank Hinchcliff is found following an unusual suicide
Hinchcliff (32), for motives unknown, decided to end his life by placing a stick of dynamite under his hat, connecting 2 wires to the “sparking apparatus of his automobile,” and touching the wires together causing the dynamite (and the top of his head) to explode.
Clipping: Covina Argus (Covina, California) August 27, 1931
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