The Great Heavyweight Jack Dempsey was Training in Saratoga Springs, N. Y. for a Fight with Jack Sharkey in 1927, When There was a Murder-Suicide in Schenectady, N.Y. It Turned Out That Dempsey’s Brother John, Who was Estranged From His Wife, Paid her a Visit at 847 Emmett Street on Hamilton Hill, Shot Her , Then Turned the Gun on Himself. Dempsey Came to Schenectady, Handled the Funeral Arrangements, Then Returned to Saratoga & Resumed Training. Later, He Successfully Defended His Title by Knocking out Sharkey.

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