CALIFORNIA: A Nice Point of Law

CALIFORNIA A Nice Point of Law The police of Long Beach, Calif, had no doubt that Arta Christiansen died by her own hand. After threatening suicide at least half a dozen times during her one year of married life with House Painter Oswald Christiansen, she spent the evening at a bar, then went home and took a .22 rifle out of a closet. She asked Oswald to load the gun for her, and he promptly did so. She told him what she was going to do. "You haven't got the guts," he said. Then & there, she proved him wrong.

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