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Norman Perry's body found below bridge. Shot Twice Through Head-East York Coroner Says Inquest Improbable. Shot twice through the head with an army service pistol, the body of Col. Norman Perry, financier. York Mills Rd., was found under the Woodbine bridge, East York. Coronoer Dr. C. E. McLean, East York, stated that Col. Perry had apparently taken his own life and that an inquest was not probable. Coronoer Dr. McLean and police deduced that Col. Perry had sat on the edge of the bridge before firing the shots. Open in full size

Norman Perry's body found below bridge. Shot Twice Through Head-East York Coroner Says Inquest Improbable. Shot twice through the head with an army service pistol, the body of Col. Norman Perry, financier. York Mills Rd., was found under the Woodbine bridge, East York. Coronoer Dr. C. E. McLean, East York, stated that Col. Perry had apparently taken his own life and that an inquest was not probable. Coronoer Dr. McLean and police deduced that Col. Perry had sat on the edge of the bridge before firing the shots.

Picture, 1934, English

Norman Perry's body found below bridge. Shot Twice Through Head-East York Coroner Says Inquest Improbable. Shot twice through the head with an army service pistol, the body of Col. Norman Perry, financier. York Mills Rd., was found under the Woodbine bridge, East York. Coronoer Dr. C. E. McLean, East York, stated that Col. Perry had apparently taken his own life and that an inquest was not probable. Coronoer Dr. McLean and police deduced that Col. Perry had sat on the edge of the bridge before firing the shots.

Picture, 1934, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Bridges - Woodbine Ave

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0109668f