Leicester Murders

Leicester Murders

eBook - 2012
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Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most notorious murders in Leicester's history. From the brutal murder of John Paas in 1832 -- whose killer became the last man in England to be gibbeted -- and the poisoning of a 70-year-old widow by two young men, to the fatal shooting of a young woman in 1919 -- a case which was known as the "green bicycle murder" and was to become one of the most fascinating murder cases in legal history -- this is a collection of the most dramatic and interesting criminal cases that have taken place in Leicester between the mid-1800s and the 1950s. This carefully researched, well-illustrated, and enthralling text will appeal to anyone interested in the shadier side of Leicester's history.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2012]
ISBN: 9780752484235
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 Be
Characteristics: 1 online resource (160 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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