Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Minnie Tisiga, Canadian Axe Murderess - 1968


FULL TEXT: Watson Lake, Yukon Territory – Minnie Tisiga, 36, was remanded for a 30-day psychiatric examination after being charged with murder in the axe killing of Mary Larson, 80.

The two women shared a home at nearby Lower Post, B.C. Mrs. Larson died en route by air to hospital at Whitehorse, Y. T. 230 miles northwest of Lower Post. She had been struck on the head.

[“Woman Charged In Axe Death,” The Lethbridge Herald (Alberta, Canada), Mar. 16, 1968, p. 25]

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For more Violence by Women cases involving axes and hatchets, see: Give ‘Em the Axe

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