Medicine: Blood Spurt

In the San Jose, Calif, court where David Lamson was for the second time last week on trial for murdering his wife (TIME, Sept.11, 1933, et seq.), a crucial question arose. The walls of the bathroom where Mrs. Lamson died were spattered with blood. Did the blood spurt there from the tub, in which her husband claimed she had fallen and fatally cut the back of her head? Or was the prosecution right in contending that the blood got on the walls as Mr. Lamson repeatedly bashed in the back of his wife's...

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