Canada: ONTARIO: The Dick Affair

No one knew why Evelyn MacLean,† 26, sultry-eyed, black-haired, good-looking, had married John Dick, 40, a Hamilton, Ont. tram driver. The only explanation she gave was that "he was a lovely fellow. He used to call and help me with the dishes. He brought soap chips." Nor did there seem to be much reason why hardworking John Dick had married her. Five days after her marriage (in October 1945) she committed adultery. Shortly after, she and John separated.

Yet no one pried into the Dick family affairs until John Dick's crudely hacked body, minus legs, arms and head, was found one...

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