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January 26th, 1885

Quoted from original police record: Woman shot to death: Lay, Theodore, 25 years old, shot dead, Indiana and Desplaines Sts., by Louis Backer, whose daughter, 14 years old, he had seduced and whom he (Lay) refused to marry.

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