Luther Duncan murder trial October 1, 1929, Indianapolis News, pg 36
MURDER TRIAL N EARS END' Lyens j Sbet and: sTJXled Man - Who' Wife Pleads - Iasanltr. SULLIVAN, r XxuL, October . lr - The trial of Luther " Duncan, Lyons, charged with first degree, murder for the killing - of his. wife Nora, at their nome, Marco is, and which was sent to, Sullivan county from Greene eoun - ! ty on cnange or. venue, was resumed to circuit. court here . Monday before! Judge Arthur . DeBaun. Indies tlons were that the ase would go to the tury. Wednesday, a - r Duncan, - wna admits tnat ne snot and fatally - - wounded his wife. Is pleading ixfeanlty. .The prcaecuUon charges that Duncan klUed hit wife for revenge, Mrs. Duncaa had forced I Duncan, to leave thetr borne after many domestic quarrels a year before the shooting took place, and on Marcn 14. two ; days before , the: crime committed. Urs. v Duncan bad ap pealed to county officers for a sanity bearing ox Duncan. A son and . daughter of the Dun cans testified ox rrecuent ouarreis between their " mother ; and - father, and several neighbors and friends of the family testified that Duncan bad threatened hi Drue's - me.