The Trial of Mele Osman

Charged with killing Mona Duic

Pittsburgh Daily Post

Steubenville, O., Dec. 3.

After five days' trial the jury in the case of Mele Osman, a Servian, charged with killing Mona Duic, returned a verdict tonight of murder in the first degree, with a recommendation of mercy. The defense was that Osman, laboring under insane delusions about his wife, shot Duic, her  admirer.

Related Biographies:

Mara Osman

Relates to Place:

Steubenville, Ohio, United States


Peter Engberg


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