|Detroit Free Press, November 13, 1933|
The police weren't buying it. Especially since his girlfriend Louise Curtis attempted suicide after reporting that Dorsey had beaten her for joy riding in his car. Dorsey had no recall of any quarrels between himself and Curtis despite her accusations. Her suicide note might have clarified things but the Free Press failed to print only the first three words and a partial fourth, "We will be bet-..."
No matter. Louise recovered from her love-struck amnesia and sided with her man on the petting bandit:
|Detroit Free Press, November 24, 1933|