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Hoosier killers : Indiana's darkest history / Ed Wenck

Wenck, Ed. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781935628354
  • Physical Description: vii, 220 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana : Blue River Press, [2012]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The serial killers : not what you'd expect. Belle Gunness : the black widow of La Porte ; Leslie Irvin : the "Mad Dog" killer ; Larry Eyler : the highway killer ; Herb Baumeister : the bodies on Fox Follow Farm ; Orville Lynn Majors : Angel of death ; William Clyde Gibson : Kentuckiana demon -- The mass killers. The Fall Creek massacre : outrage and pardon ; The LaSalle Street killings : murder by numbers ; The Hollandsburg murders : Roger Drollinger's Thrill-Kill Cult ; The Burger Chef murders : still unsolved ; Steven Timothy Judy : the return of the death penalty ; Joseph Trueblood : the controversial plea ; Judy Kirby : the wrong way killer of IN 67 ; Sarah Jo Pender : sociopath or scapegoat? ; Hamilton Avenue : the crimes of Desmond Turner and James Stewart ; David Ison : the murders of the "Laurel Five" -- The race killers : the Klan and beyond. D.C. Stephenson : power, murder and the Klan ; Strange fruit : the Marion lynching ; The killing of Carol Jenkins : the Martinsville murder -- The gang killers : murder in numbers. The lynching of the Levi Gang : vigilante justice ; The Baniszewski Family : the murder of Sylvia Likens ; The Vandivers and the Komyatis : the family that slayed together ; The murder of Ruth Pelke : the case of Paula Cooper ; The killing of Shanda Sharer : four accomplices, one victim -- The traveling killers. Harry Pierpont : Dillinger's mentor ; John Dillinger : did he or didn't he? ; Charles Manson : the education of a madman ; Jim Jones : the cult leader -- The one-on-one killers. H.H. Holmes : America's first serial killer visits Irvington ; The murder of Marjorie Jackson : the rich widow of Spring Mill Road.
Summary, etc.:
There are many varieties of killer, and in Hoosier Killers Ed Wenck breaks them down into several categories, including: Serial Killers, Spree Killers, Klan Killers, Gang Killers, Traveling Killers, Visiting Killers and even Would Be Killers. From the Fall Creek Massacre going back to 1820s to todays gruesome headlines, Ed Wenck takes the reader on a journey of terror they won't soon forget. Each crime is detailed with accounts from the news of the day and analysis from the author.
Subject: Indiana > History.
Murder > Indiana.
Serial murderers > Indiana.

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