"NEGRO WOMAN KILLED WITH AX"

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Title

"NEGRO WOMAN KILLED WITH AX"

Subject

Sheriff Fontenot and posse are hunting for clews to the perpetrator of a murder at Rayne which took place about 1 o'clock this morning.
Edna Opelousas, a negro woman, and her three children, ranging in age from 4 to 9 years, were attacked with an ac. Screams were heard coming from the woman's house. When neighbors arrived they found the woman dead with her skull split by a blow from an ax. The three children had been hacked with the ax and will die. A negro has been arrested on suspicion.

Description

Negro woman killed with an ax - Three children will also die as result of attack.

Creator

Dallas Morning News

Source

James D. Wilson Personal Collection

Publisher

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Date

11-14-1909

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Language

english

Type

newspaper

Identifier

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Coverage

Dallas, Texas

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Files

11.14.1909DallasMorningNews.jpg

Citation

Dallas Morning News, “"NEGRO WOMAN KILLED WITH AX",” Who Did It?: Clementine Barnabet and the Louisiana-Texas Ritual Ax Murders, accessed May 26, 2024, https://whodidit.omeka.net/items/show/16.