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By Diane Fannon-Langton

Byron C. Hattman sealed his destiny while he checked into the Roosevelt lodge on December thirteen, 1948. A maid came across his physique in a blood-spattered room days later. An research associated him to the younger spouse of St. Louis pediatrician Robert C. Rutledge, who confessed to the brutal assault after attempting to poison himself. The scandal made nationwide headlines and gave the impression of a simple case for the Linn County court docket. that's, until eventually new facts replaced the tale thoroughly. Reporter and writer Diane Fannon-Langton uncovers the reality and compiles the whole information of the Hattman slaying for the 1st time.

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