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Murderess, Hazel Glab on trial
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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 3, 1936 reads, "As she listens to the past being revived in a Los Angeles courtroom Hazel Glab is shown in these candid camera studies at her trial on charges of murdering her husband, John I. Glab, eight years ago. The sprightly widow makes a natty appearance in court in a suit of green with brown velvet and fur trim."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 18 cm. on sheet 21 x 19 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
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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