By Hunter Cole,Elizabeth Spencer
In Laurel, Mississippi, in 1935, one daughter of a prosperous and afflicted kin stood accused of murdering her mom. On her testimony, specialists suspected an both well-liked and well-to-do businessman, her reputed lover, of helping. Ouida Keeton it appears shot her mom, chopped her up, and disposed of such a lot of her physique components down the lavatory and within the hearth, burning all however the pelvic area, the thighs, and the legs. trying to cast off those is still on a slim, one-lane, remoted highway, Ouida left a path of proof that led to her arrest. humans had noticeable her using to the line. inside of hours, a hunter and his canines stumbled on the fabric during which she had wrapped her mother's legs.
Touted because the such a lot sensational crime in Mississippi heritage on the time, the Legs homicide of 1935 is sort of fullyyt forgotten this present day. The arguable end result, made up our minds by way of an unsophisticated jury, has been left muddled through ambiguity. With The Legs homicide Scandal, Hunter Cole offers an intricately distinct description of the separate trials of Ouida Keeton and W.M. Carter. Having researched trial transcripts, courthouse documents, scientific documents, and titanic newspaper insurance, the writer finds new evidence formerly distorted by way of rumour, hushed reviews, and incorrect information. Cole pursues many unanswered questions resembling what, quite, did Ouida Keeton do with the remainder of her mom? The Legs homicide Scandal makes an attempt to supply the reader with readability during this tale, that is outlandish, harrowing, and interesting, all at once.
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