100 years ago in The Saratogian: Feb. 15
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Friday, Feb. 15, 1918. Pearl Marcellus is sentenced to a minimum of 50 months in Auburn state prison for the November 1 killing of John Foles in Rock City Falls, The Saratogian reports.

The 17 year old Marcellus was convicted yesterday of second-degree manslaughter. She shot Foles after the aggressive suitor broke into her home and refused to leave.


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