Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, February 02, 2006 at 08:26:29 :
Monday, December 1, 1969
Woman Is Found Dead In Her Home
A 44-year-old San Rafael woman died today of a self-inflicted head wound San Rafael police reported.
The body of Kathleen Louise Vorhies was found lying on top of her bed at her home at 49 Glenaire Drive at 12:55 a.m. by police summoned by the dead woman’s 21-year-old daughter, Aleen Vorhies.
A 30-06 caliber rifle was found lying at her side and pointing to her head, police said.
Miss Vorhies told police she and her brother had been awakened by the sound of the gun firing.
Mrs. Vorhies, a draftsman, had resided in Marin County for 15 years. She was a native of California.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Harry M. Williams Mortuary.
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