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By Alan G. Gauthreaux,D.G. Hippensteel

This assortment chronicles the main mysterious, weird and wonderful and infrequently neglected homicides in Louisiana heritage. Drawing on modern documents and, the place on hand, the memories of these who supply a coherent model of the evidence, those captivating stories element many of the extra grotesque episodes: the increase of the 1st Mafia godfather within the usa; the homicide of 2 New Orleans police chiefs; the brutal homicide of a recognized New Orleans madam; the tale of a good younger lady who “accidentally” poisoned her more youthful sister and is a suspect in different relatives deaths; the ritual killing of blacks in southwestern Louisiana and jap Texas; the mysterious dying of a tender housewife which nonetheless generates debate; and the dying of a neighborhood big name who believed in his personal invincibility.

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