A very sad affair occurred last evening. For some months, Mrs. J. J. Redpath has been a confirmed invalid, one of the characteristics of her malady being prolonged insomnia. About 6 o’clock the household heard an explosion, and hurrying to her room found both Mrs. Redpath and her son, Mr. Clifford Redpath, seriously wounded by revolver shots. Mrs. Redpath died in a short time. Her son was removed in an unconscious condition to the Royal Victoria Hospital, where he expired about midnight. Neither could give any account of what had happened.

Source: Unknown, "A Sad Affair," The Gazette, June 14, 1901. Notes: PG, 3

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