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By Alan G. Gauthreaux,D.G. Hippensteel

This assortment chronicles the main mysterious, strange and sometimes neglected homicides in Louisiana background. Drawing on modern files and, the place to be had, the memories of these who supply a coherent model of the proof, those spell binding stories element a few 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 kinfolk deaths; the ritual killing of blacks in southwestern Louisiana and jap Texas; the mysterious loss of life of a tender housewife which nonetheless generates debate; and the dying of an area famous person who believed in his personal invincibility.

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