Tuesday, February 17, 2015

An Unsolved Murder

On the morning of February 17, 1921 two school teachers, Miss Mabel Foote and Miss Louise Wolf were were found murdered on Bean Road in Parma. It was believed they were  beaten to death the previous night while on their way home from Parma High School. The crime remains unsolved to this day.
Louise Wolf
Mabel Foote
New York Times February 19, 1921
Plain Dealer, February 18, 1921
New London (Conn) Evening Day, February 19, 1921.
This fountain is in a small park named for the slain teachers,off Pearl Road, just above the zoo. The park has been in serious disrepair for years, photo from August 1, 1993.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is Bean Road currently West Ridgewood Road? Do you know exactly where this murder occurred?

Frank Dutton said...

I'm not sure of the exact location, this area is drastically different now, back then it was rural farm country, today a crumbling suburb.