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The Daily Dispatch: October 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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About 4 o'clock last evening, one of the most atrocious murders it has ever been our lot to record was committed in a well-known house of ill-fame, on Washington street, between Main and Second. The victim was a frail young woman known as Hattie Rogers, and the perpetrator of the deed is a young man named Armand Selby, very respectably connected, whose family resides in this city. It seems that young Selby had become deeply enamored of the young woman, and had persuaded her to leave her bod to her bed. Young Selby has visited the house several times, and implored of the other inmates of the house to intercede for him with her, which they did, but without success. Last evening one of the women living there was lying in bed with Miss Rogers, who was on the front side, with her back turned to the door, when both were aroused by the ringing of the street door-bell. Shortly after steps were heard ascending the stairs, and a moment later young Selby opened the chamber door, and with