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Mary Jane Kirby 3 - Widow In Chicago Kills Daughter, i Calls Police...
Widow In Chicago Kills Daughter, i Calls Police CHICAGO, Sept. 2 WS-A 66- year-old Chicago widow killed iicr only daughter as she lay sleeping early today and telephoned police to report the crime* The pa.iama-clad body of Miss Mary Jane Kirby, 34, her throat slit and her head bludgeoned, was found in bed by police answering the call made by her mother. Mrs. Kat.herine Kirby. Detective Joseph McMillan ot the South Chicago police said | Mrs. Kirby wns hysterical but admitted she slashed her daughter's throat with a razor and the head with nn Mrs. Kirby told beat her on electric iron. Police said — them she was afraid that her ! daughter, her sole support, was I planning to leave her. Mrs. Kirby told police that her daughter 'left her behind while she went on s California vacation and had nings day. .. Judge Allen her alone several eve-1 1 her return last Mon- ed Miss Kirby was an employe in the auditing department of a Chicago mail order house. Mrs. Kirby, whose husband died last December after being an invalid several years, was taken to the South Chicago po-

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  1. Lubbock Evening Journal,
  2. 02 Sep 1954, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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