[News Script: Sanity] Part: 1 of 2
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Wichita Falls some time this week.
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In a Fort Worth courtroom -- former Arlington house-
wife Jeannie Trammell awaits the outcome of a sanity
hearing which ! could result in her being tried for
murder. The 27-year-old woman was charged two years
ago in the arsenic poisoning death of her husband.
She also was accused of attempting to poison her
sister-in-law. Early last .year, however, a jury ruled
Mrs. Trammell insane and ordered her committed. She
later escaped from the hospital at Wichita Falls.
After her re-capture in West Texas, she was returned
to Fort Worth. Again today, a jury finds Mrs.
Trammell mentally D K incompetent to stand trial.
The sheriff's department says she will be returned to
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Sanity], item, October 3, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1038186/m1/1/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.