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By Giles Fowler

The 1909 homicide case surrounding the rich Swope kinfolk of Independence, Missouri, resulted in the “trial of the century” within the gothic-era Midwest. This e-book gathers the evidence in the back of the suspicious fates of the eccentric Colonel, who was once the millionaire donor of Kansas City’s Swope Park, in addition to his affable cousin, and a tender nephew and inheritor. nationwide media relished the drama because the Swope matriarch accused her disfavored son-in-law, Dr. Bennett Clark Hyde, of triple murder, plus the spreading of lethal disorder germs during the loved ones. the writer promises an attractive and actual retelling of those century-old mysteries through interpreting courtroom transcripts, newspaper debts, and private memoirs. Readers additionally get a brand new situation in response to smooth technology for what can have occurred at the hours of darkness hallways of the mansion on friendly Street.

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