Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Pauline Tarkowski, Milwaukee Axe Murderess - 1924

FULL TEXT: Pauline Tarkowski, 64, Milwaukee woman charged with slaying Mrs. Theophilla Bolnski, aged companion, with an axe on Nov. 3, was found guilty of second degree murder by a jury in municipal court here Thursday night. Sentence was deferred.

[“Jury Finds Aged Axe Murderess Is Guilty,” syndicated (AP), Appleton Post-Crescent (Wi.), Feb. 1, 1924, p. 11]


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


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