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Archive for 'Short Feature Story'

New Kindle Book from HCD: ’15 Detective Stories by the Police Captains of New York, 1888′ with Preview Chapter

Today, May 28, 2020, I am happy to announce that Historical Crime Detective Publishing has released a new Kindle book, 15 Detective Stories by the Police Captains of New York, 1888. A description of the book and link to purchase are available via the link above, and links further below, along with a preview chapter […]

The Knight Family Massacre, 1958

On Tuesday, April 22, 1958, twenty-nine year-old David F Early was freed from Fort Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary where he served time for aggravated robbery. In a pre-release letter to the parole board, Early stated he wanted to return to his home state of Colorado where his attorney and ‘uncle,’ Merrill A. Knight, had befriended him […]

Mug Shot Monday! J.D. & George Dowdy, 1948

In late October 1948, Hattiesburg, Mississippi house painter Walter Dorman, 42 or 44, was vacationing at a fishing camp near Tallulah, in the northeast corner of the Louisiana (near the Mississippi River, Mississippi Delta, and Lake Providence). The fishing camp was owned and operated by George Dowdy, 68, and his son, J.D. Dowdy, 23, a […]

Serial Killers Anonymous: Lee ‘Roy’ Hargrave Jr.
Released in 2010 after 35 years in prison.

“Angel of Death” – A type of serial killer, who is employed as caregiver and kills people under their care. —yourdictionary.com [For legal purposes, the official position of this blog on Lee Roy Hargrave Jr., is that he is a “suspected serial killer.” He has not been convicted of two or more murders, or confessed […]

Vintage Detective Story: Mrs. Evelyn Romadka’s Scandalous Downfall, 1907

Story Summary: The high-society wife of a millionaire trunk manufacturer undergoes an unspecified operation, which alters her personality (or so it is claimed). In 1907 she runs away to Chicago where she falls in love with a black man. To keep him happy, she works as a maid for a string of wealthy Chicago families. […]