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April 12, 2014
1907 June 29 - Woman Cuts Throat of Sister in Law With With Butcher Knife
The Salt Lake herald., June 29, 1907
TRAGEDY IN MISSOURI MISSOURI (Bristle Ridge)
Woman Cuts Throat of Sister in Law With With Butcher Knife
Warrensburg Mo June 28 In a family fight last night near Bristle Ridge, (MO) a small settlement six miles miles southeast of this city Mrs. Walter Walter Herd killed Mrs James Herd her sister in law slashing the latter with a butcher knife. According to the report of the affair the women with their husbands had been drinking and and a quarrel ensued In which the women led the fight Mrs Walter Herd seized a butcher knife and attacked her sister in law cutting Mrs. James Herd's throat in a horrible manner and causing a wound from which she died. The police of Warrensburg was notified and went to to the scene.