Murder & Mayhem in Portland, Oregon

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The headlines shook Portland, Oregon. The brutal Ardenwald axe murders. The retribution killings by Chinatown tongs. The fiendish acts of the Dark Strangler. In this compelling account, author JD Chandler chronicles the coverups, the false confessions, the miscarriages of justice and the investigative twists and turns of Portland's infamous crimes while providing valuable historical perspective. From the untimely end of the Black Mackintosh Bandit to the convoluted hunt for the Milwaukie Monster, join Chandler as he unveils the shadowy heart of the city, acknowledges the officers who sought justice and remembers the individuals whose lives were claimed by violence.
ISBN: 9781609499259
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Oregon
Series: Murder & Mayhem
Images: 49
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
JD Chandler is a public historian and former political/labor activist. Chandler writes both fiction and nonfiction, but for the past sixteen years, his primary focus has been studying Portland's criminal history and compiling the Slabtown Chronology at His newest history blog is
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