Mrs. W. H. Bell killed by husband and nephews

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Mrs. W. H. Bell killed by husband and nephews - A DASTAUDLY ' DEKD. Woman Killed atBajboro by...
A DASTAUDLY ' DEKD. Woman Killed atBajboro by Her Ilti!-bnml Ilti!-bnml Ilti!-bnml anil lils Two Nephews. On Tuesday, afternoon on the farm of W. 'It. Bell, near Bayboro. a most atrocious crime was enacted when three men assaulted a helpless woman v.-ith v.-ith v.-ith a hoe and fence rails beating her in sucj a fearful manner that she died yesterday as a result of the Injuries, Sometime ago W. II. Bell and li's. wife had a quarrel and separated. On Tuesday Bell and his two nephews, W A. and W. T. Bell, went Into a nld-to nld-to nld-to dig potatoes. Soon after reaching the Held .Bell's Wife appeared on the scene and a quarrel ensued. In his , anger W. T. Bell struck the woman a hard blow on the head with a hoe, fell- fell- ing her to the ground. H!s nephew, , W. A. Bell then struck her with a fence rail and the husband also seised a rail and dealt the prostrate woman another , blOW. ; ;r;. , All three of, the men hava been ar-reied ar-reied ar-reied and there Is strong feeling against them. The manner In which they assaulted the poor woman was as brutal as It could have possibly been. 4

Clipped from The Semi-Weekly Messenger04 Nov 1904, FriPage 5

The Semi-Weekly Messenger (Wilmington, North Carolina)04 Nov 1904, FriPage 5
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