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Man Attacks Wife, Commits Suicide in Custody Dispute

March 15, 2010 |  4:15 am

March 15, 1920, Attack

March 15, 1920: Two streetcar passengers prevent J.B. Claverie from slashing his wife and escape injury when his pistol fails to fire. After the attack failed, Claverie killed himself with strychnine.


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March 15, 1920, Attack