Wednesday, June 27, 2012

On This Date in Minnesota History: June 27

June 27, 1977 — “Duluth heiress Elisabeth Congdon [was] smothered to death in her bed and her night nurse is bludgeoned to death on the stairway of Glensheen, the 39-room Congdon family mansion in Duluth. Congdon's son-in-law, Roger Caldwell, [was] later convicted of the crime. Her adopted daughter Marjorie Caldwell [was] later accused of planning the murders, but [was] acquitted.”

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