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Clippings: murder-suicide in front of young grandchildren, woman strangled

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published January 6, 1955

A man shot and killed his wife after their recent divorce then fatally shot himself. The shootings occurred while the couple’s grandchildren, ages 9 months and 3 1/2 years, were in the apartment.

A choir singer, who suffered a crippling injury to her arm from childhood polio, was strangled to death following an unsuccessful rape attempt.

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