Texas has long boasted its iron fist of the law and strict treatment of its hardest criminals. Nevertheless, scoundrels, fiends and homicidal criminals inevitably slipped through the Lone Star justice system despite the best efforts of even the legendary Texas Rangers. From roadside murder to political assassinations, discover the seedy underbelly of Texasa murderous past. In 1877, Texas saw its first high-profile murder case with the slaying of a woman in Jefferson and the subsequent aDiamond Bessiea trial. Over a century later, state legislator Price Daniel Jr. was shot in cold blood by his wife at their home in Liberty. Texas true crime writer and historian Bartee Haile unburies this collection of sixteen coldblooded killings from Lone Star history and the dirty details that have shocked and bewildered Texans for decades.The Fromes pickedit up at the repair shop, asked for directions to Dallas and resumed their transcontinental trip. On the afternoon ... However, the absence of luggage and personal belongings did suggest that it had been picked clean. All theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Murder Most Texan|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2014-11-11|