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MURDERED SWEETHEART. Found guilty of murdering his aweethear6 Annie Covell, at her parents' house at Florence-terrace, Ealing, George Henry Perry, aged 27, was sentenced to death at the Old Bailey. Perry, on leaving the Army two years ago, went to live with the Covells. On January 8 the murdered girl acted as a bridesmaid to a friend, but- Perry was not invited to the wedding, and this imide him angry. On the following Monday Mrs. Qovell saw Perry come into the house, and immediately after- wards she heard her daughter scream in tlio breakfast-room. Rushing downstairs, Mrs. Covell found Perry cutting her daughter'^ throat. Perry then stabbed her twice and. remarked, "Now it is finished." The defence was that at the time that he* committed the crime Perry was not sane. After sentence of death luod been passed* Perry appeared to be unconcerned, and aIJ he left the dock nodded to some friends afr the back of the court.

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