When May Lewis came home, no one else was there. Where had her parents gone, and what was behind the bedroom door that wouldn’t open?
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Cuts Off Wife’s Head and Then Kills Self. The Indianapolis News, 1/21/1922
Miner Cuts Wife’s Throat and Own in Dual Tragedy. The Indianapolis Star, 1/21/1922
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