Mrs. Dill Guilty

Wahpeton, Dak., May 9.— The jury in the Dill murder case, after being out seven hours, returned the verdict of guilty. Mrs. Dill, when asked by Judge Hudson why sentence should not be imposed, said: "I am not guilty." Sentence for life at hard labor was then imposed. Mrs. Dill fainted and was removed from the courtroom.

Mrs. Dill shot her husband Jan. 26 last during a quarrel. She then wrapped the body in bed clothing and took it to the barn and digging a grave buried it there. She is passed 40 years of age.

Devils Lake Inter-Ocean, 5/16/1885

Whirled To Death

Posted 05/08/2015