Lafayette Murder & Mayhem

Lafayette Murder & Mayhem

Book - 2010
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Arcadia Publishing
Lafayette and the surrounding communities hide a dark and violent history. Come with author W.C. Madden as he guides readers through the most lurid crimes, calamities and occurrences in the area's past. Read the last words of the men hanged in Lafayette's famous triple hanging and how a love triangle resulted in murder in Monticello. Find out why a bootlegger's body was found riddled with bullets in a strawberry patch and how Winnie Ruth Judd shot two people and stuffed their bodies into steamer trunks before carrying them onto a train. After reading these chilling accounts, you'll tread with more caution on your next trip through Tippecanoe and the surrounding counties.

Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781596298996
Branch Call Number: 977.295 M263L
Characteristics: 126 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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