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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Century-old Lawrenceville murder revisited

Gwinnett Daily post reporter Josh Green gleaned information from several newspaper accounts from 1910 to present a clearer picture of the night a respected Lawrenceville resident named J.D. Wallace shot his wife and 3 of their children then turned the gun on himself.

This is a Gwinnett murder that had gone into the shadows of memory, likely due to the shame people of the time connected with suicide.

It's a very interesting article. Josh Green did a great job of it.

The Wallace Murders of 1910 - Mystery Shrouds Tragedy at Lawrenceville:- The ...
(Special) -- The motive for the terrible tragedy enacted in Lawrenceville this morning when Joe D. Wallace, a merchant, killed his wife and 9-year-old son, ...

1 comment:

carole townsend said...

Love this kinda stuff. You always have something interesting - Kudos!!! Sorry, I hate that word, but it actually fits here.