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The Post, Houston, TX, 10/23/91

Saturday, February 1, 1992

Returning to the scene of the crime was a fatal mistake for a Houston, Tex., house burglar after he offered to return the pilfered goods, for a price. An argument ensued after the man made the offer to Delois Shirden and her husband, but turned into a struggle when Shirden got a pistol and the man lunged for it. After a fight for the weapon, Shirden regained control and shot the attacker twice, mortally wounding him.
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