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Strange Tales of Crime and Murder in Southern Indiana - cover

Strange Tales of Crime and Murder in Southern Indiana

Keven McQueen

Publisher: The History Press

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The author of Horror in the Heartland delves deep into the dark and sordid annals of the region where Hoosier history began.   Prepare to take a tour of some dark, strange moments of southern Indiana’s history. From the scheming wife who wanted her dull husband out of the way to make room for a young love affair and the husband who stomped his wife to death because she wouldn’t stop singing an irritating song, to the man who murdered an entire family to pay off some farming equipment and the case of a mistaken-identity murder, author Keven McQueen relates the sinister (or not so) motives and gruesome details of nine murders that occurred in southern Indiana between 1880 and 1912. With a detailed, if macabre, look at each story as well as the ambiguities surrounding the criminals and punishments, McQueen illuminates the darker side of Hoosier history.   Includes photos!
Available since: 10/14/2009.
Print length: 112 pages.

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