Charles Walter Wolf Murder Trial 29 Nov 1945

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Charles Walter Wolf Murder Trial 29 Nov 1945 - Declares Wolfs Was Blank OfSlaying Murder Trial...
Declares Wolfs Was Blank OfSlaying Murder Trial Opens Before Jury And Full Bench In Circuit Court vis- Tru- Roose- Y. Offering the- defense that lie in such a state of emotional col- lapse that his mind was a blank, Charles Walter Wolf, 34, went trial before a jury in circuit court this morning for the killing of geline Ethel Fulk, 33, on the eve- ning of July 14 last. In his opening statement to the jury Attorney D. K. McLaughlin pictured Wolf as the victim- of a scheming and selfish woman and declared that Wolfs unrequited love caused such emotional insta- bility that he didn't realize what he was doing when he shot her. Challenges by both the state defense resulted in four talismen being selected on the jury. John P. and had in horses num- the today The the The Tal- by R. Caspar, Hancock fruit grower named as foreman. Other members are Daniel W. Bowers, Richard Duffey, C. William Ecton Raymond H. Miller, Henry Bell, Lester Swain, John M. Phetteplace all of the regular panel, and Stine, J. Frank Elliott, 'Ray Smith and Kenneth N. Rudisill, who summoned as talismen. Shot In Police Cruiser The shooting of Miss Fulk took place in a police cruiser about o'clock on the evening of July The scene was in front of her at 50 Elizabeth street Wolf, who had been living the woman as man and wife, at the home JuBt a few minutes fore the shooting, broke his way through a rear door and fired times at Miss Fulk as she fled the front door and across the At the very moment a police ser car with Officer Edward Kuhl- man driving arrived on the scene. Kuhlman drew his gun and fired twice at Wolf who continued to shoot at the woman. She finally sought refuge in the front seat the cruiser. Wolf ran up to the and was grabbed by Kuhlman in some manner Wolf was able reach around Kuhlman and fire fifth and last shot directly into Miss Fulk's left arm and chest city, killing her instantly. ' State's Attorney Martin L». In- gram in his opening statement the jury asked for a verdict of 4er in the first degree and that the killing was deliberate premeditated as evidenced by the fact Wolf bought two revolvers (Continued on Page 2)

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  1. The Daily Mail,
  2. 29 Nov 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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