Chicago 1907, A Corrupt System, An Accused Killer, and the Crusade to Save HimeBook - 2014
A gripping tale of murder, sorcery, and criminal justice in turn-of-the-century Chicago, Poisoned is the fascinating true story (1907) ofa mysterious Bohemian fortune teller charged with murdering a half-dozen peopleby slowly poisoning them with arsenic. Poisoned details the horrific murders, and the incredible events that followed HermanBillik'sconviction: last second reprieves; legal battles carried all the way to the Supreme Court; frenzied mass demonstrations; corpses secretly exhumed in the middle of the night; and the revelation that key witnesses lied under oath. The case affected polit.
Publisher: New York : Titletown Publishing, LLC, 2014.
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (353 pages).