California · Newspaper clippings

Man kills wife, 5 children, self, motive unclear (1905)

May 24, 1905
San Rafael, California
A man kills his wife, five children whose ages range from 14 months to 13 years, and himself

The killer, Edwin Stevens, left no suicide note so the motive behind the murders is unclear. Each victim was shot in bed. Two of the children managed to survive until police arrived, but both died of their injuries.


Clipping: The Petaluma Argus-Courier (Petaluma, California) May 24, 1905

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