26 nov 1897 The Ottawa Journal p.1

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thi t6 r, nH.i y Card Silk 2-pieee, from a.w, serfce for CONFESSED Two Prisoners Admit Poirier Murder the MRS. P0IRER AND HER PARAMOUR CUT HIS THROAT They Bad Been intimate tor Tears and Together Committed the Murder on Bun-' x day Evening , (Special to The Journal.) Cte. Sdholaitlque, Que., Nov. X. Following the arrest of Mrs. Isidore Poirier and Samuel Parslow for murder yesterday, a confession has been made. They have told Detective MoCasklll that between them Isidore Poirier, the woman's husband, ' met hla death on Sunday last. The man's throat was cut ra his house at St. Canute. Pars-low is the woman's paramour. Before Mrs. Poirier' left for her father's house, whither she went on Sunday afternoon, remaining over night, the murder was committed. After a desperate struggle in the house, Poirier was thrown on his bed. Here the wife held him while Parslow almost cut his head off. The woman then drove off and Parslow went home and changed his clothes. On her return home on Monday, Mrs. Pclrler went to the village chairch and played the organ for a wedding, after which i she caused the door of her hcuse to be broken in, revealing to the villagers the crime, which she called suicide. It is said that Mrs. Poirier and Pars-low nave been intimate for some time and that the dead man had frequently remonstrated with his wife in this connection. Dr. Lamarche, who was called In, and who Is making an autopsy, with Dr. Prevost, of St. Jerome, was askeJ If suicide was a possibility. "It Is nothing else but murder," he replied. "The man s throat has been cut from the mastoid bone on one aide to that on the other, severing the Jugular vein, windpipe, and everything." no on A of

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  2. 26 Nov 1897, Fri,
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