Martinelli, Patricia A.

True crime, Ohio : the state's most notorious criminal cases / Patricia A. Martinelli. - First edition - Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2011. - xi, 131 pages ; 21 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-129).

A brief history of crime in Ohio -- The blonde Borgia -- The torso murderer -- The real fugitive -- Most wanted -- Betraying the mob -- A deadly affair -- To protect and serve.

Examines crime in the Buckeye State and explores some landmark cases that have received national and international media attention, including stories about the Torso Murderer responsible for twelve homicides in Cleveland, physician Samuel Sheppard's alleged murder of his wife that inspired the TV series The Fugitive, the arraignment of FBI 10-most-wanted criminal Edward Wayne Edwards for killings that occurred thirty years ago, among others.

9780811706506 (pbk.) 0811706508 (pbk.)

1326270 QBI


Crime--Ohio--Case studies.
Criminals--Ohio--Case studies.

HV6793.O3 / M37 2011