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June 7th, 1930

Quoted from original police record: Murder suicide: Pope, Ethel, alias Gallagher - Age 30 - Shot to death at 7:40 AM, 6/7/30, in her Apt. #608 - 5324 Winthrop Ave., where she lived with Thomas F. Gallagher as his common-law wife. Gallagher then committed suicide by shooting himself. 40 Dist.

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