1962-xx Update



Archive - 1962

Homicide #1962-xx

Date - 1962-09-27

Victim - More, Marjorie (??)
Accused - More, John Paton Thomson (38)
Charge - Murder

On September 27th, 1962, thirty-eight year old, John More of Transona, shot to death, his wife, Marjorie More.

The trial was held between February 18th - 22nd, 1963 in the Court of Queen's Bench with Judge Israel Nitikman residing. More was found guilty with a recommendation of mercy from the Judge. An execution date of June 19th, 1963 was fixed.

A new trial was held and More's sentence reduced.