GRIME: Dead Girls

The rising tide of U. S. murder has washed up during the past month corpses of fewer gangsters but more girls.

In sunny San Diego, police were confronted with a child of ten, strangled; a 17-year-old store clerk and photographer's model hanged from a tree in the Black Mountain woods; last fortnight, a Mrs. W. B. ("Dolly") Bibbens slashed and garroted to death in her city apartment; and last week a telephone operator was stabbed eleven times, fatally, near the Boy Scouts' headquarters. Since none had been criminally attacked, police searched for a female...

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