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The day before his suicide at his Owen Sound home, Rae Heighes Sr. stood nervously smoking a cigarette outside the inquest hearing into the strychnine death of his wife Geraldine, talking with his sons, Rae (Buster) Heighes Jr. (left) and Gerald. He shot himself as sons waited to drive him to next hearing. Open in full size

The day before his suicide at his Owen Sound home, Rae Heighes Sr. stood nervously smoking a cigarette outside the inquest hearing into the strychnine death of his wife Geraldine, talking with his sons, Rae (Buster) Heighes Jr. (left) and Gerald. He shot himself as sons waited to drive him to next hearing.

Picture, 1971, English

The day before his suicide at his Owen Sound home, Rae Heighes Sr. stood nervously smoking a cigarette outside the inquest hearing into the strychnine death of his wife Geraldine, talking with his sons, Rae (Buster) Heighes Jr. (left) and Gerald. He shot himself as sons waited to drive him to next hearing.

Picture, 1971, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Heighes; Geraldine and Rae

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0054275f