Lovers In Suicide Pact

February 20, 1909

Summary

A young couple commits suicide together, due to "lack of funds that prevented their marriage".

Transcription

Bowling Green, O., Feb. 10. – Miss Margaret Brandon, aged twenty-two years, is dead, and William Davis, her fiancé, aged nineteen, is not expected to live, as the result of a suicide pact. Miss Brandon drank carbolic acid at her home and Davis shot himself after going into the woods. It is believed the pact was due to lack of funds that prevented their marriage.
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Location on Page

Lower Right Quadrant

Contributed By

Alan Banuchi

Citation

“Lovers In Suicide Pact,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed August 18, 2018, https://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/1868.