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Cincinnati's savage seamstress the shocking edythe klumpp murder scandal.

Jones, Richard O. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781625852175
  • ISBN: 1625852177
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified : publisher not identified], 2014.

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Summary, etc.: "On a cold, drizzly fall afternoon in 1958,a trio of duck hunters stumbled on the charred remains of Cincinnati resident Louise Bergen. When investigators learned that her estranged husband was living with an older divorcee, Edythe Klumpp, they wasted no time in questioning her.When she failed a lie detector test, Edythe spilled out a confession. Although it did not fit the physical evidence, she was found guilty and sentenced to death in the electric chair. Governor Michael V. DiSalle put his political career on the line to save Edythe from the death penalty, personally interviewing the prisoner while she was under the influence of truth serum. But was it the truth? Richard O Jones separates the facts from the fiction inthis comprehensive book about the Klumpp murder"-- Provided by publisher.
"The story of Edythe Klumpp, who was convicted of killing the legal wife of her common-law husband in 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject: Klumpp, Edythe, 1918-1999.
Murder > Ohio > Cincinnati > Case studies.
Murder > Investigation > Ohio > Cincinnati > Case studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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