Man executed for the abduction and murder of his ex-wife

October 18, 1949Carson, NevadaEugene Leo Gambetta (46) is executed for the murder of his ex-wife Gambetta and his ex-wife, Thelma Ribail (25) had been married for two years before they separated in March 1948 and finalized their divorce on June 25, 1948. On July 15, Gambetta reportedly waited in the bushes near Ribail’s Reno, Nevada…