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Age, gender could play role in hit-and-run verdict
Age, gender could play role in hit-and-run verdict

They have sat at the defense table frail as birds, their faces papery and gray, their hands brittle. The combination of their advanced years and sex makes Helen Golay, 77, and Olga Rutterschmidt, 75, among the rarest of murder defendants. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: In an earlier caption with this article, Helen Golay and Olga Rutterschmidt's ages were listed as 75 and 73. Golay is 77 and Rutterschmidt is 75. -------------------- As stereotypes go, the demographic they represent defies the coldblooded nature of the killings they are charged with. Authorities say Golay and Rutterschmidt plucked a pair of homeless men off the streets, sheltered them for two years and ran them...

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