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Fugitive from Justice, Jans Hansen, Kills His Family. CAREER A CROOKED ONE. Swindles People in Denmark and Tries Same Game Here. ALL OF HIS SCHEMES FAIL. In Desperation Murders His Wife, Five Children, and Himself. BLAMES OTHERS FOR TROUBLES. The Dead. Police Find the Bodies. Police Guided by the Dog. Larder Empty and No Coal. Neighbors Attracted to the Scene. Letters Left by the Dead Man. Complains to the Consul. Liked by His Neighbors.
Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1922) - Chicago, Ill.
Date: Jan 14, 1896
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Jens Hansen of No. 731 Sixty-first street murdered his family of six on Sunday night by turning on the gas after they retired and then took his own life. He notified the police by letter of what he contemplated, but when they hurried to the house yesterday morning...

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