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Helen Tiernan... murder mommy...

Item # 695989

May 17, 1937


* Helen Tiernan (Murder Mommy)
* Hatchet Murderess whose kids where in the way
* Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "MOTHER CONFESSES KILLING GIRL AND SLASHING THROAT OF HER SON; SHE WAS IN LOVE, THEY IN WAY" with subheads and photo of her injured son. (see) First report coverage on the murder of 7 year old Helen Tiernan. It would soon be known that the killer was her own mother who wanted to get rid of her kids because of a love affair.
Complete with 34 pages, light toning at the margins, wear along the spine with a little unrelated text loss, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century