Blackmailers Kill Mother and Child

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Blackmailers Kill Mother and Child - ; I ! I I ! : . I i BLACKMAILERS KILL; MOTHER...
; I ! I I ! : . I i BLACKMAILERS KILL; MOTHER ABD CHILD Both Shot Down Through a Wiri-dow Wiri-dow Wiri-dow in Their Home in McKee's Rocks. HAD REFUSED $500 DEMAND Woman't Husband Disappeared Last i Year and May Have Been a Gang Vlc'tim. Special tn Tk Nie Tor U Tim: PITTSBURGH. Nov. 13. Holding her five-year-old five-year-old five-year-old five-year-old five-year-old daughter. 'Mrs. Catherine Cardon. sat In her homo in Page Street. McKee's Rocks, late Isst nig-ht. nig-ht. nig-ht. when crash of revolver" shots shattered the window near her and she slipped to the floor, dead. The child died in th Ohio Valley Hoapital today. Seven bullets entered the mother's body, and two struck, the little girl. The murders were committed in revenge revenge for Mrs. Cordon's failure to comply comply with blackmailing letters demanding demanding 1300. Neighbors saw two men dash from the shadows of the Cardon residence, leap into a Krwn racing car at the curb, and drive, off at top speed. Investigation by county detectives has led to the belief that the ft-aaoaslns ft-aaoaslns ft-aaoaslns are connected with the Good Killers, whose operations, similar similar to those of th Black Hand, have Cud terror In other cities. The police say they are searchlna for James Bruno, an Italian, who, according according to th- th- few persons who seem to know anything sbout-him. sbout-him. sbout-him. came to this county from Philadelphia. He is said to have onpe resided in Ilocheater. N. Y. Pascal Todd, a boarder, was eltting In the same room with Mrs. Cardan, and James Cardon a son. was upstairs overcome overcome by terror. Todd had not moved from his chair when James Cardon rushed downstairs to find his mother and little sister lying on the floor. Ths detectives aay that, while they twlleve James Bruno may know something something about the crime, they are. not clear as to the Identity of the oth?r man wanted, though they have been told that Bruno had a brother. Mrs. Cardon's husband disappeared mysteriously about a year ago, and It is believed now that he. too. miy have been a victim of blackmailers. A brother of Mrs. Cardon. Nicholas Mann, was unable to give the detectives any light on the double murder.

Clipped from The New York Times14 Nov 1921, MonPage 7

The New York Times (New York, New York)14 Nov 1921, MonPage 7
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