Saturday, September 25, 2021

I Try Not to Ever Laugh at Mass Murder News Stories

 But there are some that just make you wonder where either police or the reporters learned logic.

New York, N.Y. (1927)

10/08/1927: Someone for no apparent reason set off a dynamite bomb demolishing a four-story apartment building, killing five and injuring eleven.  Why did police assume dynamite bomb?  “Finding of 20-Pound Unexploded Bomb Leads Police to Suspect Infernal Machine.”

Category: public

Suicide: no

Cause: unknown

Weapon: explosive[1]

[1] "Four Killed In Bomb Explosion In Tenement District Of New York," [Douglas, Ariz.] Douglas Daily Dispatch, Oct. 09, 1927, 1;" Five Killed, 11 Hurt As Explosion Razes 35th St. Tenement," New York Times, Oct. 9, 1927, 1.

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