Ida McCord Found Not Guilty

The Amarillo Globe-Times, 15 Sep 1925

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Ida McCord Found Not Guilty  - unsolved I t h o i i K h t 1 saw a agitating...
unsolved I t h o i i K h t 1 saw a agitating and ^ ^^ DA M'CORD FHEEDi IN HOURANO HALF! fi lop at thl tb n many Amarlllo peo- LeWave it In [ S I i artist lice actress, l i I f lurv Exolains Verdict Is'tha Sawyer, jury r-xpiains , .Mgner. «-;-o lived Reached on Expert Medical ; T h e Testimony in Case. j friends 'home I Not guilty. I woman who was'known Such was the verdict thai was th turned by a district court jury lale| a n esterday atternoou. alter ^ e "b«i"- !rtealll] - of believe th this fol. ng one and one-halt hours in a r l d r l a l o f Mrs. Ida Mcfordou p r t murder in connection with death of M«. Fanna Fox which re-, Ba( . r .ulted from an alleged Illegal opera-| from ion. Ho 1903. She told of carrying When the first ballot was taken.i p n l eight of the jurors voted for convic- merely was al FOR TODAY tlon. Jurors told the court that the charge relating to life of the unborn child. when the operation was said to have been performed, the principal point ty. resulted in. j s first "grant' for hers. of. "print » connec- Mors the acquittal verdict. The Jury held O ff| that the state failed to prove conclu- and slvely that there was life when the alleged operation was resorted to. The jury held that the evidence-particularly evidence-particularly the expert testimoney ot Dr. E. A. Johnston indicated thai was extinct aUtbat time. When Tbe Jury returned the vw- diet. Judge Bishop thanked the The court showed thU it verdict had been pleased because a reipfiid (itflckly. · · , · - . . . . . The McCord case was :one of hardest fought cases heard In this district court in years, according to District' A'ttofriey Lloyd Fletcher. Alex Mood arirl'C. B. Reeder, attorneys attorneys tor Mrs'. McCord fought every nch of the way,

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  2. 15 Sep 1925, Tue,
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