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Mrs. Hazel Glab being questioned by S. S. Hahn
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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In 1935, authorities reopened the investigation into the shooting death of Hazel Belford Glab's third husband, John I. Glab, a wealthy retired Chicago Druggist whose mysterious death seven years earlier had remained unsolved. In April 1936, while already serving a prison term of 2 to 14 years in the Tehachapi Women's Prison after being found guilty of forgery and preparing false evidence in the Albert Llewellyn Cheney estate case, Hazel Glab was convicted of second-degree murder for killing John Glab, the sentence being seven-years-to-life. Surprisingly, though, she was out of prison in 1943 after serving only 7 years.
Photograph article dated March 10, 1936 reads, "Calmly studying a gun from which, the prosecution contends, emerged the bullet that killed John L. [sic] Glab, her husband, Mrs. Hazel Belford Glab is shown on the stand while being questioned by her attorney, S. S. Hahn. Ballistic experts who fired test bullets from the gun said there were points of similarity between them and the bullet that killed Glab eight years ago, but said it was impossible to state definitely that this was the death gun. Mrs. Glab is on trial for the murder."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2285
Glab, Hazel--Trials, litigation, etc
Trials (Murder)--California--Los Angeles
Trials--California--Los Angeles
Murder--California--Los Angeles
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Attorney and client--California--Los Angeles
Mariticide--California--Los Angeles
Women murderers--California--Los Angeles
Murderers--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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