Thursday, September 22, 2011

Mrs. Stallion, Missouri Murder-Coaching Mom - 1901

FULL TEXT: Aurora, Mo., June 5.—A telephone message from Galena says that Mrs. John Stallion and two sons by a former marriage have confessed to the murder of Alice Stallion, her step daughter, aged sixteen. According to the confession the boys held Alice while her mother broke her stall with a poker. The body was then thrown in the James river. There is great excitement and lynching may result. Mrs. Stallion is said to have been jealous of her step-daughter because of her beauty and popularity.

[“A Stepmother’s Jealousy – Leads to Horrible Murder of Step-Daughter.” Semi-Weekly Iowa State Reporter (Waterloo, Ia.), Jun. 6, 1901, p. 1]


For similar cases, see Murder-Coaching Moms


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