Two men look in windows of a cabin in Placerita Canyon, Newhall. The cabin was the residence of Gladys and Archie Carter lived, with a boarder, Frances Walker. Ms. Walker was accidentally shot by Ms. Carter.
Gladys Carter lying in a stretcher, with her mouth open. Two men in white coats carry the stretcher. Behind them is a middle-aged man in a suit and hat. The photograph was possibly taken when Carter was taken to the prison ward at Los Angeles General Hospital, where she was treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound after killing her boarder, Frances Walker.
Gladys Carter sitting in a courtroom and holding a handkerchief to her face as she appears to be crying. Sitting to the left and wearing glasses is her attorney, Ed Haumsech. Several other unidentified people are also seated. Carter was charged with fatally shooting her houseguest of two years, Frances Walker. She suspected Walker of having a romantic relationship with her husband, Deputy Sheriff Archie Carter.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “Child Tells of Seeing Killing: Girl Changes Her Story in Mother’s Death Case Court Scene as Small Girl Tells of Fatal Shooting GIRL UPSETS DEATH TRIAL Accused Mother Took Gun From Woman, Says Child in Changed Testimony,” Los Angeles Times 8 Jun. 1935: 1.