The Confusing Murder of Actor Weldon Atherstone That Was Never Solved
Two theatrical murders, one solved one a cold case.
In 1910, two murders of those in the theatrical trade occurred. There were similarities in the details as fame visited both the actors after their demise. Neither had reached any level of stardom before the mystery of their murder became front-page news. However, the ending to the murders was very different.
The first of these murders wa…