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City Editor John R. Heron of the Toronto Star is a man with a good heart, prime news sense and a taste for old anecdotes. Last week he combined all three with dramatic results.

In Toronto's East End one cold, wet evening last fortnight a young stenographer walking home from work passed a woodsy ravine. From the shadows a man leaped out on her, bashed her skull with a rock. Then he dragged her back into the shadows, raped her, left her to die. Within 24 hours police arrested a 25-year-old filling station attendant...

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