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The barefoot Brisker, 6-5, 210-pounds, clad only in a pair of overalls, landed with a thump, making his concept of a peace-making gesture by swinging a claw hammer menacingly.
Jeffrey Trail was found on April 29, 1997, beaten to death with a claw hammer, and rolled into a carpet on David Madson's floor.
Cunanan flew to Minnesota, killed Trail with a claw hammer inside Madson’s airy loft, and then shot and killed Madson four days later on the banks of East Rush Lake, an hour outside town—perhaps out of jealousy or despair.
Both Madson and Trail ended up dead, the first by gunshot and the second by claw hammer.
Trail, a 28-year-old propane salesman, was found beaten to death with a claw hammer and rolled up in a rug that was stuffed in the closet of architect David Madson's apartment on April 27, 1997.
Buckman then begins his assault on Officer Smith with the claw hammer.
Justin Smith, the correctional officer guarding the sewing shop where the inmates worked, died after being battered with a claw hammer, said the report, which was first acquired by Charlotte TV station WBTV.
This is about some guy that took a claw hammer and did a horrendous act and tried to come here and tried to start over and keep us from knowing about it.
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First Known Use of claw hammer
CLAWHAMMER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of claw hammer for English Language Learners
: a hammer with a head that is curved and partially split in the back so that it can be used for pulling out nails
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