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Description: Brutal Mother Cut Throats of Her Three ChildrenDate: September 16 1885
Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL
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.