Anaconda Standard
Anaconda Standard
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Description: Gertrude Simpson Acquitted

Date: December 13 1901

Newspaper published in: Anaconda, MT

Page/Column: 9

Gertrude Simpson Acquitted

Creede, Colo., Dec 12. Gertrude Simpson, 15 years of age, who shot and killed her father, Dr. A. N. Simpson, coroner of Mineral County, Colo., on November 15, was acquitted today after her trial on the charge of murder. The girl's defense was that her father abused her and threatened to kill her.

Submitted: 02/02/14 (Edited 02/02/14)

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