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Mary Jane Kirby 2 - Left Behind On Vacation, Mother Kills Daughter...
Left Behind On Vacation, Mother Kills Daughter By Associated Press CHICAGO — A 66-year-old mother, angered because she had been left behind when her daughter took a recent vacation trip to California, today bashed the sleeping daughter's skull with a flatiron ana slashed her throat with a razor. Police, summoned by Mrs. Katherine Kirby, 7910 Ridgeland Ave., who told them over the telephone, "I killed my daughter," found the body of Miss Mary Jane Kirby, 34-year -olc^ clerk for a mail order firm, in her bed. Detective Paul Heeney said Mrs. Kirby told him she had quarreled with Mary Jane when the daughter returned Monday from a vacation trip. He quoted Mrs, Kirby that she was angry because Mary Jane did not take her along. Mrs. Kirby was held for questioning.

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  1. Mt. Vernon Register-News,
  2. 02 Sep 1954, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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