Luther Duncan verdict October 7, 1929 Indianapolis News pg15

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Luther Duncan verdict October 7, 1929 Indianapolis News pg15 - 1 1 VIFE SLAYER GUILTY; JURY MEETS 4 HOURS...
1 1 VIFE SLAYER GUILTY; JURY MEETS 4 HOURS Luther Duncan Faces Death or Life Term by Verdict. JUDGE TO GIYE SENTENCE ISpertal to TV Italia tU l(f 8U1XTVAN, Xnd, October 1. La ther Duncan, Lyons, was found guilty of first degree murder for th kCSng of his wife. Nora Duncan, at their bom on the. night of March IS. by a ' Jvry In the Sullivan circuit court today, after forty - one hours delibera tion. Duncan, who had acknowledged that be fataQy shot his wife, but who had pleaded Insanity, gave no signs ef emotlcn when the verdict was read. He failed to raise his bead when be passed by the jury baa tn the charge of Sheriff Wcaley WUhans wbo brought Into the courtroom, nor did he raise his eyas from the floor when the verdict waa read or when he was led from the courtroom later. Tbe verdict was read by Wendell Tennis, deputy clerk, after it had bna handed to him by Roy Corner, foreman of the Jury. Under a new In. dlana law Judge Arthur E. DcBaun. who presided at the trial. WC1 drctda whether Duncan will go to the el - trie chair or recetva life eentrnce I Judge DcBaun has ten days ta which I to make his decision. bearing against her husband March 14 I am w1" ezreuu mu ai um hearing Duncan promised the court If released he would go to the home of l some reiauwa ana wtaua nca bmmi nis nil zurwer. tnsteaq or carrying out his promise he appeared at the 1 fan.ily home March li and. after a 1 Quarrel with his wif a shot her. She I Ued the following day tn the Linton Hospital. S. a I

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 07 Oct 1929, Mon,
  3. Page 15

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