CRIME: Petterkiller

Fortnight ago a man appeared in the secluded spot where Joseph Mozynsky and Catherine May, lovers, sat in a parked car near Little Neck, L. I. He ordered Mozynsky into the front seat, then shot him. The girl he escorted to a bus, sent her home. Next day, the New York Journal received a letter signed "A V 3X," which confessed the slaying, said the motive was to recover important international documents.

Last week in Queensborough, L. I., Noel Sowley and Elizabeth ("Betty") Ring, lovers, sat parked...

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