McGreavy shooting 2

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McGreavy shooting 2 - KILLS HER HUSBAND; ' WIFE IS EXONERATED am:...
KILLS HER HUSBAND; ' WIFE IS EXONERATED am: Centralis, 111., March 6. A coroner's jury exonerated (Mra. Anna McGreavy, aged 62, from all blame in the killing of hr husband, Peter McGneavy, last night, and returned a verdict ot "justifiable "justifiable homicide." She testified on the -witness -witness stand of . the abuse' she had -.suffered -.suffered years since the day of their marriage - thirty-one thirty-one thirty-one " years ago, and her story was . a most revolting She testified that after McGreavy had driven her daughter, Mrs. Anna Loveday, and her 2 year old babe from the house she remonstrated He then ushed her out the door, she said, and as he picked up a milk bottle to strike her she fired the revolver., Ending her statement on the stand with, "I'm sorry; forgive me,, she fainted, and has not since regained consciousness.

Clipped from Journal Gazette06 Mar 1911, MonPage 1

Journal Gazette (Mattoon, Illinois)06 Mar 1911, MonPage 1
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