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May 2nd, 1976

May 2nd, 1976 David Hamby age 23, fatally stabbed his father John Hamby, a patent attorney, age 53. The attack began in the home then led outside to the street in front of the house. The elder Hamby suffered several stab wounds to the upper body and one to the neck.

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