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Albert Wickham 1 - Claim Is He Caught u/'f v»i i* / Wife Cheating...
Claim Is He Caught u/'f v»i i* / Wife Cheating Victim's Widow, Sister Of V i s a I ia Man, Intimates Happening urer tuberculosis I.OS ANGELES. Jan. 22. -- W -The statement of Paul Wright as to why he killed his wife, Evelyn, and his friend, John Kimmel, promises to be the theme phrase o£ his ^·*^**^%£^TM*%^ officials by Superior Kings appeal the under He me; . however, county control county caught her cheating on me," Police Officer Harry W. Reed of Glendale quoted Wright as saying; 'and it wasn't the first time." Reed was one of the last witnesses to testify before the murder trial of the former airport president was recessed until Monday. Cross examining him. Jerry Giesler, defense counsel, led Reed to relate what Wright told their Negro maid when she came into the room. He said it was: "I've killed Evelyn. I caught her (Fresno writ effect The section test seeking both test ion an adjoining deep jy are low, William Knowles estates. ^oalinga Tisher for 10th. :ury made. drilled His Father And again Giesler brought out that the defendant telephoned his father. Dr. J. J. Wright, in Milwaukee: "There has b?en a terrible tragedy, father. I've killed Evelyn. 1 caught her cheating on me." The phrase likely will be repeated again when the hearing is resumed Monday; with Lieutenant Albert Wickham of the Gtendale police on the witness stand to testify about Wright's confession how he killed his pretty 29 year old wife and Kimmel when he found them what he claimed was a compro- nising position on the piano bench Kimmel's widow, Mrs. Maurcne immel, caused a sensation in ourt when she declared on the itness stand: "Johnny had no intention of gong to the Wright home that night, omething strange happened that aused him to change his plans." What tbe "something strange" ·as may never be introduced in vidence because Giesler objected Mrs. Kimmel's remark as not ertincnt and his objection was ustaihed. Mrs. Kimmel was es- orted to court by her brother, W. 3. Mitchell, of Visalia. The state, now presenting its ase, is attempting to prove the illings were premeditated, brtng- ng out that Wright invited Kimmel to his home at 2 A. M. after ley .had attended a meeting of the Birdmen . in Hollywood and ad bad a few drinks. ast Wright home last November th. Widow Causes Stir West and Bahrein spent and completed of employed families homes Two United Side,

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  1. The Fresno Bee The Republican,
  2. 23 Jan 1938, Sun,
  3. Page 14

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