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Simmons - A Triple Murder. GALVESTON, Texas, April 17,—A...
A Triple Murder. GALVESTON, Texas, April 17,—A special special from San Antonio to the News, dated April 15, gives the details of a horrible triple murder about seven miles from that city. Mr. Siuunona, a heavy stock raiser, left his homo on Sunday. Yesterday Yesterday his herder, named J. S, Phillips, went out with the sheep. About noon Mrs. Simmons was found lying in the herder's room, jwith her throat cut and her body bearing evidence of a felonious assault. An alarm was given, and soon after th» bodies of Mrs. Simmons' child and hei mother, Mrs. Parker, were found at the foot of un embankment one hundred ! yards from the house, their skulls crushed ; in with a rock. The herder seems to think that Simmons was the rnurdener, but he himself was arrested and committed committed without bail.

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 18 Apr 1881, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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