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Killer in the attic

Published by Gray & Company in Cleveland .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Smithereen Street: the West 117th Street explosion (1953)
Friday on his mind: the Spanish fly killer (1948)
Gangsters' gangster: the improbable story of "Big Jim" Morton (1884-1960)
Cuyahoga death trip: the Willow Bridge scow disaster (1896)
The man with the twisted life: the sad saga of Ernst Watzl (1929-1930)
"They'll never take me alive!": the Mary Sheperd slaughter (1906)
Death in the deep pit: the terminal tower tragedy (1928)
A quiet, middle-aged man: the assassination of Dr. Alfred P. Scully (1930)
A most unquiet grave: the Sarah Victor Story (1868)
Paddle wheel deathtrap: the G.P. Griffith disaster (1850)
When monsters walk: Mary Jane Brady & the Collins twins (1943)
Killer from the attic: the Reichlin murder (1903)
Sooner or later: the Thompson trophy tragedy (1949)
Jazz age hit-skip: the Alice Leonard story (1928)
"I am settling for all past wrongs . . .": William Adin's cross-town bloodbath (1875)
Damn the torpedoes: the fireworks factory horrors (1902-1903)
"No mother, nor no mother, nor nothin'": the death of Alfred Williams (1900)
Death of the dancehall girls: the Anna Kinkopf/Eva Meyer murders (1905)
Burning . . . burning . . . burning river: the Cuyahoga river fires of 1912, 1922, 1930, 1948, 1952, and 1969
Three distaff poisoners: Elsie Bass (1917); Anna Kempf (1928); and Dorothy Kaplan (1956)
Orville's "little boy blue": the melvin Horst mystery (1928)
The body in the harbor: Samuel Smith's fatal jetsam (1904)
A victorian scandal: the Thomas Axworthy affair (1888)
Shot in his own bed: the murder of David Skinner (1868)
Rampant criminality: the legend of Shondor Birns (1906-1975)
When nature frowns: the Lorain tornado (1924).

Edition Notes

Anecdotes., Case studies.


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HV6795.C5 B447 2002

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