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The Huntsville Daily Times
The Huntsville Daily Times
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Description: Give Himself Up After Killing Girl

Date: July 6 1919

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Section 2, Page 1, Column 7

By the Associated Press
Los Angeles, Cal., July 5 Harry S. New, of Glendale, California, walked into police headquarters today and informed detectives that there was a dead woman in his automobile and he desired to give himself up as a murderer. And then he led the officers to the car outside the station where the body of Brieda J. Lesser, 21 years old, was found.
New according to a statement of the police said he had quarreled with the young woman at Topanga Canyon, several miles from the city when she refused to marry him and had shot her. She had a bullet hole thru the head.
New was charged with murder and held without bond.

Submitted: 08/22/11

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