MURDER AND SUICIDE.
A SORDID STORY
SYDNEY, March 6. Details of a. double tragedy on February 6, at Honolulu, have been received.
Some two years ago a Sydney resident obtained' a divorce from his wife, well-known in fashionable circles, oh tho ground of adultery. Shortly after the wife of another resident was granted a divorce on tho ground of, her husband's misconduct with tho' divorced wife mentioned above. In the meantime the ■ ttvo divorcees lei'fc. for San Francisco in company. A year later the lady transferred her affections to another gentleman. They sailed for Sydney, and were married shortly before reaching Honolulu, where they stayed to spend the honeymoon. The man who had been deserted in America appeared on the scene and shot and mortally wounded the woman, who was then known as Mrs Stuart, and then turned the weapon on himself with fatal effect.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8812, 7 March 1914
MURDER AND SUICIDE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8812, 7 March 1914
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