February 2, 1944
Los Angeles, California
Sgt. Lloyd L. Evans of the US Army is found nude after drunkenly committing suicide by slicing the back of this left hand open with a razor
No motive was found aside from his high levels of intoxication.
Photo credit: Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective Scrapbook. Images blurred to obscure nudity.
Oakland Tribune, Feb. 11 1944