Lafayette Murder & Mayhem

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Lafayette and the surrounding communities hide a dark and violent history. Come with author W.C. Madden as he guides readers through the most lurid crimes, calamities and occurrences in the area's past. Read the last words of the men hanged in Lafayette's famous triple hanging and how a love triangle resulted in murder in Monticello. Find out why a bootlegger's body was found riddled with bullets in a strawberry patch and how Winnie Ruth Judd shot two people and stuffed their bodies into steamer trunks before carrying them onto a train. After reading these chilling accounts, you'll tread with more caution on your next trip through Tippecanoe and the surrounding counties.
ISBN: 9781596298996
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Indiana
Series: Murder & Mayhem
Images: 48
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author W.C. Madden has written more than twenty-four books during his forty-year writing career. He holds a degree in journalism and has worked as a sports reporter and editor with the "Herald Journal, " the daily newspaper of record in Monticello, Indiana.
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