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Huntsville Daily Mercury
Huntsville Daily Mercury
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Description: Brutal Mother Cut Throats of Her Three Children

Date: September 16 1885

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 4

A Brutal Mother Cut the Throats of Her Three Children
TORONTO, Sept. the 15 The wife of Joseph Avry, a brick layer today cut the throats of three of her children, Alfred, Harry and James; aged, eight, six and two years respectively.
The children are dangerously wounded. Mrs. Avry, has been greatly addicted to drinking, for years her father was a prominent temperance lecturer in Leeds, England.

Submitted: 05/17/13 (Edited 05/17/13)

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