Unlikely Reasons for Murder No. 5

Suicide is self-murder, and offing oneself because your murderous insurance scam has come unraveled seems a bit more unlikely than accepting the punishment. Extra points given for swallowing poison in front of the cops. How did he have it so handy?

Source: The Daily Journal (Commerce, Texas) 09 Nov 1956, Fri Page 1
     Posted By: Paul - Thu Aug 19, 2021
     Category: Death | Suicide | Scams, Cons, Rip-offs, and General Larceny | Stupid Criminals | 1950s

Defendant kills himself in courtroom after hearing verdicthttps://www.wwlp.com › news › defendant-kills-himself-i...
Posted by phil on 08/20/21 at 05:39 AM
I tried the link and re-posted it: https://www.wwlp.com › news › defendant-kills-himself-i...
Posted by Steve E. on 08/20/21 at 11:36 AM
Okay, maybe this time I will get it to work: https://www.wwlp.com/news/defendant-kills-himself-in-courtroom-after-hearing-verdict/
Posted by Steve E. on 08/20/21 at 11:38 AM
Finally and the story is good read, fit for WU.
Posted by Steve E. on 08/20/21 at 11:39 AM
Thanks, Phil and Steve, for your excellent sleuthing of that similar story!
Posted by Paul on 08/20/21 at 02:10 PM
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