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In Years Past

March 8, 2014
The Post-Journal

In 1914, after about 30 years, what many in Crawford County, Pa., had all these years believed to have been a murder, was in a fair way for final solution. John Turner, living at North Girard, in Erie County, was said to have confessed that he killed his wife at their home near Linesvile about 30 years ago. Turner was an old man, aged 84, and all these years, according to the story alleged to have been told to Rev. J. Cook, also of North Girard, he had suffered the remorse of guilt and as the end of his own life drew onward, he was endeavoring to relieve his conscience by confessing to his pastor.

 
 

 

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