Saturday, November 14, 2015

Lizzie Daniels, 14-Year-Old Murderess, Pennsylvania, 1894


FULL TEXT: Scottsdale, Pa., Aug. 10. – Lizzie Daniels, 14 years old, shot and instantly killed Miss Weaver, aged 16. The girls had been swinging in a grove near by, and got into a violent quarrel. When they returned home Lizzie procured a revolver and shot her companion through the left eye, the bullet entering the brain. The youthful murderess is now in jail.

[“A Fourteen-Year-Old Murderess.” Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Pa.), Aug. 10 , 1894, p. 4]

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