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Albert Wickham 1 - Wright's Claim Is He Caught u/'f v»i i* / Wife...
Wright's Claim Is He Caught u/'f v»i i* / Wife Cheating Victim's Widow, Sister Of V i s a I ia Man, 'Strange' Happening bovine whichidefense. 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 promises to be the theme phrase o£ his which present fay of the said branded 191. fln me; . the state under "I 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 witnesses to testify before the murder trial of the former airport president president was recessed until Monday. Cross examining him. Jerry Giesler, Giesler, defense counsel, led Reed to relate relate what Wright told their Negro maid when she came into the room. He said it was: "I've killed Evelyn. I caught her cattle pending a the s California on p test with the Sec- of an the owned whom r low, William Heim is S. call May cen- be Company Phones His Father And again Giesler brought out that the defendant telephoned his father. Dr. J. J. Wright, in Milwaukee: Milwaukee: "There has b?en a terrible tragedy, tragedy, father. I've killed Evelyn. 1 caught her cheating on me." The phrase likely will be repeated repeated again when the hearing is resumed Monday; with Lieutenant Albert Wickham of the Gtendale police on the witness stand to testify 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 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 Kimmel to his home at 2 A. M. after ley .had attended a meeting of the Quiet Birdmen . in Hollywood and ad bad a few drinks. the Wright home last November th. Widow Causes Stir Arabians and Los Taft, vere Company een daily are heir n each. he West

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

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