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Glensheen murders still sensational after 30 years

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By Will Ashenmacher

Duluth News Tribune

Thirty years after Duluth's most sensational double murder, the infamy of the deaths at Glensheen Mansion remains indelible.

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On a muggy summer morning in 1977, mining heiress Elisabeth Congdon, 83, was found dead in her ancestral 39-room mansion on London Road. She had been smothered with a pillow during the night.

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