Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Anna Galloway, Acid Attacker on “Love Rival” Mary Asher - 1931

FULL TEXT: Spokane, Wash. – Mrs. Anna Galloway was arrested by police Saturday and charged with throwing acid over the face and body of Miss Mary Asher, 22, her comely “love rival.”

The girl was seriously burned, and probably will be disfigured for life. Police said Mrs. Galloway found the girl and Galloway in a hotel room together and splashed the girl with the powerful acid.

[“Woman Throws Acid Over Girl Love Rival, syndicated (AP), Mar. 15, 1931, p. 2]


SEE: “Acid Queens: Women Who Throw Acid” for a collection of synopses of similar cases.


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