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Mrs. Hazel Glab on witness stand, Hazel Glab murder case
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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 16, 1936 reads, "Hazel Belford Glab is shown on the witness stand today when she carried a large handkerchief and wept as she told about the murder of her wealthy husband eight years ago. She charged that W. R. McIntyre, ex-policeman and her former sweetheart, shot her husband. McIntyre is the state's star witness against her at her own trial on charges that she murdered her husband."
1 photographic print :b&w ;32 x 25 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2285
Glab, Hazel--Trials, litigation, etc
Trials--California--Los Angeles
Trials (Murder)--California--Los Angeles
Murder--California--Los Angeles
Mariticide--California--Los Angeles
Women murderers--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Murderers--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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