Double Tragedy, The

DESCRIPTION: "Bright lights were in the hall, Everyone seemed happy and gay" at a dance when a drunk and angry Tom Roach strides in. His friend McCord tries to calm him; Roach shoots him. Frank Adams tries to shoot him, but kills Mrs. Walton instead
AUTHOR: Otho Murphy
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Burt)
KEYWORDS: homicide party dancing death
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
July 24, 1891 - the Pioneer Day tragedy at Monticello, Utah
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Burt, pp. 245-247, "(Double Tragedy)" (1 text)
File: Burt245

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