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True crime, Ohio : the state's most notorious criminal cases / Patricia A. Martinelli.

By: Martinelli, Patricia A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, c2011Edition: First edition.Description: xi, 131 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780811706506 (pbk.); 0811706508 (pbk.).Subject(s): Crime -- Ohio -- Case studies | Criminals -- Ohio -- Case studiesDDC classification: 364.1/092/2771
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

* The Torso Murderer, responsible for 12 homicides in Cleveland, investigated by Eliot Ness
* Cleveland physician Samuel Sheppard?s alleged murder of his wife, which inspired the TV series The Fugitive
* Akron native and FBI 10-most-wanted criminal Edward Wayne Edwards's arraignment for killings that occurred 30 years ago
* Cleveland Mafia boss Angelo Lonardo, who informed on the mob

Patricia A. Martinelli lives in southern New Jersey and is the author of True Crime: New Jersey (978-0-8117-3428-8) and True Crime: Pennsylvania (978-0-8117-3517-9).

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.

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