Historic Indianapolis Crimes

Historic Indianapolis Crimes

Murder & Mystery in the Circle City

Book - 2010
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Arcadia Publishing
Hear tales from the Circle City's murderous underbelly, from poor Silvia Likens, who was tortured for months by her foster mother and eventually discovered dead, to Carrie Selvage, whose skeleton was found in an attic twenty years after she disappeared from a hospital bed in 1900. Discover how housekeepers found Dorothy Poore stuffed in a dresser drawer on a July day in 1954 and the curious story of Marjorie Jackson, her body was discovered clothed in pajama bottoms and a flannel robe on her kitchen floor, and police found $5 million hidden around her house in garbage cans, drawers, closets, toolboxes and a vacuum cleaner bag. Join local historian Fred Cavinder as he recounts the gruesome tales of Indiana's capital city, from mystery to murder.

Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781596299894
1596299894
Branch Call Number: 977.252 C316h
Characteristics: 125 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm

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