Waco Shooting, Oates, Walden

Jun 7, 1940 pg 1 Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light Corsicana, Texas

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Waco Shooting, Oates, Walden - a Man and Woman Shot To Death In Waco Today...
a Man and Woman Shot To Death In Waco Today WACO, June 6.—(£•)—Dan Waiden, Waiden, about 44, and Mrs. Minnie Oates, about 43, were slain early today in a double shooting at the woman's residence here. Justice of the Peace Wayne E. Lee returned an inquest verdict or murder In the death of Mrs. Oates and suicide in the death of Walden. No motive for the slayings was advanced. Lee quoted Lois Oats, 15-year- old daughter of the dead woman, as saying: "He had been threatening threatening her for some time. When he drove up this morning and walked walked up on the porch, I asked mother If I should let him In and she said that I should. "About two minutes later I heard two shots In her room and mother screamed, x x I ran into into the front yard as I heard several several more shots," Police said a .38 calibre pistol was found at tha scene.

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  • Waco Shooting, Oates, Walden — Jun 7, 1940 pg 1 Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light Corsicana, Texas

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