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March 24th, 1929

Quoted from original police record: Murder suicide: Carlson, Harriet - Age 35 - Shot to death at 5 AM, 3/24/29; in her home, 6940 Indiana Ave., by her husband, Rockford Carlson, who used a shotgun. He then went into the basement and killed himself with the same weapon. 7 Dist.

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