1976       

Feb 22, Sandra Camille found her husband, David Stegall, a Dallas dentist, dead with slashed wrists and a bullet in the left temple. Sandra collected insurance and re-married 2 years later to Bobby Bridewell, who died of cancer 2 years later. After 2 more years Sandra married Alan Rehrig (29). He was found shot dead in 1985, and Sandra again collected insurance. Sandra embarked on a series of frauds and in 2007 at age 62 was held in North Carolina pending investigations into her past.

2001       

Feb 22, Ashley Ellerin (22), former girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher, was found dead in her Hollywood Hills home. In 2008  police matched DNA linking Michael Gargiulo (32), an air conditioning repairman, to her murder and to another fatal stabbing of a Monterey Park woman in 2005. They also suspect Gargiulo in the 1993 killing of a high school girl in the Chicago suburb of Glenview, where Gargiulo lived at the time. Tricia Pacaccio, a senior at Glenbrook South High School, was found stabbed to death on her front doorstep, clutching her door key.

2005       

Feb 22, Buckingham Palace said Queen Elizabeth III would not attend the civil marriage ceremony of her son Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, but that her absence should not be interpreted as a snub

2006       

Feb 22, Indonesia said a 27-year-old woman died of bird flu earlier in the week in Jakarta and authorities prepared to scour the capital for infected poultry.

2006       

Feb 22, Indonesia said a 27-year-oldwoman died of bird flu earlier in the week in Jakarta and authorities prepared to scour the capital for infected poultry.

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2007       

Feb 22, Female tennis stars hailed an announcement that women would receive the same prize money as men at this year’s Wimbledon tennis championships after years of dogged campaigning.

2012      

 Feb 22, In Mali a girl was killed and several others wounded when the government’s army bombed a refugee camp in the country’s north, an area gripped by a Tuareg rebellion.

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