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The Constance Fisher Tragedy, Briggs, Bob
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Author Name:    Briggs, Bob

Title:   The Constance Fisher Tragedy

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    AuthorHouse Publishing 

ISBN Number:   1456756478 / 9781456756475

Seller ID:   ING9781456756475

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On March 8, 1954, while battling post partum depression, a 24 year old Maine housewife drowned her three children in a bathtub before attempting suicide.

After spending only 5 years at the Augusta State Hospital, Constance Fisher was released from the institution. Her release marked the beginnings of a new era in the treatment of the mentally ill in America, as the nation moved to phase out the large state run mental hospitals.

On June 30, 1966, Constance Fisher again drowned her three children in a bathtub in what has been called the most bizarre murder story in the history of New England.

The incident was foretelling of another American tragedy; the plight of the acutely mentally ill with no facility left to properly care for them.

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