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Subject:  Crime and criminals  Year:  1928  Sort by:  Relevance
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Pioneer Thinks Building Loss Deed of Arson : Louis York Tells of Previous Attempt Made That Did Not Succeed 
Newspapers  "Pioneer Thinks Building Loss Deed of Arson : Louis York Tells of Previous Attempt Made That Did Not Succeed," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Nov 1928, 1, 16  Barns Burned ; James Schoales (Victim) ; Louis York (Victim) ; Third Fire ; Cattle Saved Full text available on microfilm
Wife Beater Sent To "Pen" For Three Years By Local Magistrate 
Newspapers  "Wife Beater Sent To "Pen" For Three Years By Local Magistrate," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Mar 1928, 1, 3  Ludwig Litvak (Accused) ; Beating With Hammer ; Repeated Abuse ; Three Year Sentence ; Resisting Arrest Full text available on microfilm
Arrested Man Hangs Himself While in Cell : Prisoner Apprehended on Charge of Driving While Drunk Takes Own Life 
Newspapers  "Arrested Man Hangs Himself While in Cell : Prisoner Apprehended on Charge of Driving While Drunk Takes Own Life," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Jun 1928  Matt Lavonen ; Impaired Driving ; Hangs Self With Belt ; Suicide While in Custody Full text available on microfilm
Blackmailer is sent to prison : Frank Murray is given term of five years for offence in Port Arthur 
Newspapers  "Blackmailer is sent to prison : Frank Murray is given term of five years for offence in Port Arthur," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Oct 1928, p. 1  Blackmail ; Extortion ; Five Year Sentence ; Stony Mountain Penitentiary ; Chris Christopolos (Threatened) ; Frank Murray (Charged) Full text available on microfilm
Man kills wife then hangs self : woman struck down with axe in sister city 
Newspapers  "Man kills wife then hangs self : woman struck down with axe in sister city," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 Mar 1928, 1, 3  Court Orders ; Restraining Orders ; Marital Separation ; Rage ; Assaulted With Axe ; Husband Fled ; Hung Himself ; Mrs. Giel (Victim) ; Semen Giel (Killer) Full text available on microfilm.
Body found is believed to be slayer's : police think gruesome find solves puzzle 
Newspapers  "Body found is believed to be slayer's : police think gruesome find solves puzzle," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Apr 1928, p. 1  Corpse Found ; With Rifle ; Murder Suspect ; Police Search ; Andrew Mazurski (Suspect) ; Catherine Buckno (Victim) ; November 11 Murder Full text available on microfilm
Woman tells grim story in murder case hearing 
Newspapers  "Woman tells grim story in murder case hearing," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 Sep 1928, 1, 2  Woman Murdered ; Throat Cut ; 151 Ontario Street ; Husband on Trial ; Renters ; Witnesses ; W. Luchka (Charged) ; Mary Luchka (Victim) Full text available on microfilm
Luchka murder trial nears end : crown counsel sums up case before jurors 
Newspapers  "Luchka murder trial nears end : crown counsel sums up case before jurors," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Sep 1928, 1, 5, 15  Murder Trials ; Testimony ; Witnesses ; Insanity Plea ; Psychological Assessment ; Mary Luchka (Victim) ; Walter Luchka (Accused) Full text available on microfilm
Defence begins in murder trial : witnesses tell about actions of prisoner, alienist to be called 
Newspapers  "Defence begins in murder trial : witnesses tell about actions of prisoner, alienist to be called," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 27 Sep 1928, 1, 5  Murder Trials ; Testimonies ; Witnesses ; Psychiatric Assessment ; Insanity Plea ; Mary Luchka (Victim) ; Walter Luchka (Accused) Full text available on microfilm
Luchka found guilty of murder : convicted man doomed to die November 30 
Newspapers  "Luchka found guilty of murder : convicted man doomed to die November 30," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Sep 1928, 1, 5  Murder Trials ; Domestic Violence ; Wife Murdered ; Husband Guilty ; Death Sentence ; Unanimous Verdict ; Execution set for November 30 ; Walter Luchka (Guilty) ; Mary Luchka (Victim) Full text available on microfilm
Lakehead man beaten and robbed : J. Rasmussen victim of gang at city limits 
Newspapers  "Lakehead man beaten and robbed : J. Rasmussen victim of gang at city limits," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 May 1928, p. 1  Man assaulted ; Struck on head ; Robbed ; $11 taken ; Two arrested ; James Rasmusen (Victim) Full text available on microfilm
Murder case opens at assizes : court hears of midnight death party 
Newspapers  "Murder case opens at assizes : court hears of midnight death party," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 29 Feb 1928, 1, 10  Murder trial ; Witness Testimony ; Quarrel ; Dance ; Stabbing ; Colby's Place ; Whitefish ; David Kestaimaki (Victim) ; Nicholai Neimi (Suspect) Full text available on microfilm
Jury is out three hours for a finding : judge imposes sentence immediately following verdict 
Newspapers  "Jury is out three hours for a finding : judge imposes sentence immediately following verdict," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 1 Mar 1928, 1, 10  Murder trial ; Whitefish stabbing ; Man found guilty ; Manslaughter ; Seven-year sentence ; Nick Neimi (Charged) ; David Kestaimaki (Victim) Full text available on microfilm
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