Today in True Crime History: December 2

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1914 — Jimmie Mercer is badly wounded after a run-in with a cattle rustler. He dies in Tucson a week later.

1988 — Glora Jean Leathers is shot by girlfriend Wanda Allen. Leathers and Allen had been in a fight minutes before. Police officers and Leathers’ mother were in the vicinity. Leathers died three days later of the injury. Allen was sentenced to death.

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