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He asked Judd for the key, but she stated she didn't have it with her.
Le Roi and Samuelson had become close friends while living in Alaska and then moved together to Phoenix for its drier climate after Samuelson contracted tuberculosis. Judd left Phoenix to start a practice in Los Angeles, leaving his wife in Phoenix.
None of the dismembering aspect of the double slaying was addressed in court because Judd was tried only of the murder of Mrs. The death sentence was repealed after a ten-day hearing found her mentally incompetent; she was then sent to Arizona State Asylum for the Insane on April 24, 1933.
Jack Halloran When it was discovered during the course of the trial that Halloran and Judd had been involved in an illicit affair, Halloran also became suspect of having complicity in the killings.
Trial and conviction On Monday evening, October 19, the Phoenix police entered the bungalow where Le Roi and Samuelson resided for the first time; neighbors and reporters were also allowed in and subsequently destroyed the original integrity of the crime scene.
The following day the bungalow's landlord took out ads to be placed in The Arizona Republic and The Phoenix Evening Gazette newspapers informing the public that tours of the home were available for ten cents per person.