Historic Indianapolis Crimes: Murder & Mystery in the Circle City

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Overview
Hear tales from the Circle City's murderous underbelly, from poor Silvia Likens, who was tortured for months by her foster mother and eventually discovered dead, to Carrie Selvage, whose skeleton was found in an attic twenty years after she disappeared from a hospital bed in 1900. Discover how housekeepers found Dorothy Poore stuffed in a dresser drawer on a July day in 1954 and the curious story of Marjorie Jackson, her body was discovered clothed in pajama bottoms and a flannel robe on her kitchen floor, and police found $5 million hidden around her house in garbage cans, drawers, closets, toolboxes and a vacuum cleaner bag. Join local historian Fred Cavinder as he recounts the gruesome tales of Indiana's capital city, from mystery to murder.
Details
ISBN: 9781596299894
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Indiana
Series: Murder & Mayhem
Images: 31
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Fred D. Cavinder has written seven books on Indiana topics since 1985. He is retired after thirty-seven years as a reporter, editor and feature writer for the Indianapolis Star newspaper, including sixteen years as editor of the paper's Sunday magazine supplement. A 1953 graduate of Indiana University, he has since that time written and taken photographs for numerous regional, state and international publications.