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14 August 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Armstrong, Phoebe (1881-1909)


Streator Daily Free Press. Streator, Illinois

VOL. XXIX - NO. 9739 Saturday, October 2, 1909 pg 1

MORRIS GIRL WAS VICTIM
SHOT TO DEATH IN CHICAGO BY JEALOUS LOVER WHO AFTERWARD SUICIDED
(United Press Association.)
  Chicago, Oct. 2, - Charles Miller, aged 41 years, today shot and killed Phoebe Armstrong aged 28, from Morris, Ill., as a result of a fit of jealous anger and then killed himself.
  They roomed at the same house, and Miller climbed down the fire escape to the girl’s room and took her life first, then his own.