“The Double Tragedy”

Author: Otho Murphy
Earliest date: 1958 (Burt)
Keywords: homicide party dancing death
Found in: US


"Bright lights were in the hall, Everyone seemed happy and gay" at a dance when a drunk and angry Tom Roach strides in. His friend McCord tries to calm him; Roach shoots him. Frank Adams tries to shoot him, but kills Mrs. Walton instead

Historical references


  1. Burt, pp. 245-247, "(Double Tragedy)" (1 text)
  2. BI, Burt245