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February 24th, 1924

Quoted from original police record: Man stabbed to death: Smith, Gean - Age 32 - Colored - Cut with a razor at 833 So. Wood St., home of Zack Tucker, who,on 2/25/24, was exonerated by a Coroner's Jury which stated Smith was an "intruder in Tucker's home." 17 Dist.

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