New PDF release: Poisoned: Chicago 1907, a Corrupt System, an Accused Killer,

By Steve Shukis

ISBN-10: 0991193814

ISBN-13: 9780991193813

A gripping story of homicide, sorcery, and legal justice in turn-of-the-century Chicago, Poisoned is the interesting real tale of a mysterious Bohemian fortune teller charged with murdering a half-dozen humans via slowly poisoning them with arsenic. Poisoned info the terrible murders, and the excellent occasions that Herman Billik's conviction: final moment reprieves; criminal battles carried the entire solution to the ideally suited courtroom; frenzied mass demonstrations; corpses secretly exhumed in the midst of the evening; and the revelation that key witnesses lied below oath. The case affected political campaigns, concerned a Chicago Mayor, and featured an eventual showdown within the race for Governor of Illinois among of the story's imperative figures. certainly, if it weren't actual, nobody may ever think it.

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Download e-book for iPad: Poisoned: Chicago 1907, a Corrupt System, an Accused Killer, by Steve Shukis

A gripping story of homicide, sorcery, and legal justice in turn-of-the-century Chicago, Poisoned is the interesting precise tale of a mysterious Bohemian fortune teller charged with murdering a half-dozen humans through slowly poisoning them with arsenic. Poisoned info the bad murders, and the fantastic occasions that Herman Billik's conviction: final moment reprieves; felony battles carried the entire option to the splendid courtroom; frenzied mass demonstrations; corpses secretly exhumed in the course of the evening; and the revelation that key witnesses lied less than oath.

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