Thursday, 22 December 2016

Thriller Thursday: Roxbury Negress Stabbed to Death

Brockton Daily Enterprise
Tuesday, January 23, 1945
Page Two

Roxbury Negress Stabbed to Death

BOSTON, Jan. 23.―(UP)―A 22-year-old Roxbury negress was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife in her apartment early to-day, and police later seized another negress who allegedly admitted the slaying.
The victim, Mrs. Effie Barber, and her assailant allegedly were talking with two sailors in the apartment when the stabbing occurred. The suspect, a 23-year-old Roxbury woman, is being held as a suspicious person. Police are also questioning the two sailors.

Copyright © 2016, David J. McRae

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