Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
November 4, 1913
KILLS HIS WIFE AND THEN COMMITS SUICIDE
Kansas City, Nov. 3 – Edward Ikerd, a railroad fireman formerly of Bedford, Indiana, shot and killed his wife and himself in city park today. They had been separated.
Ikerd called today at the home of his wife's mother where Mrs. Ikerd and their year-old daughter were staying. Ikerd asked his wife to take a walk to the park. A note asking that Ikerd's aunt, "Mrs. Sitler of Bedford, Ind." be notified was found in the dead man's pocket.
Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.