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The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, 1/16/81

Monday, June 1, 1981

When Nute and Sue Matthews returned to their Memphis, Tenn., home one evening, a young burglar leaped from their bedroom closet and attacked Nute. As the pair scuffled, Sue Matthews went for a gun and returned to hold the housebreaker for police.

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