FOUL DEEDS & SUSPICIOUS DEATHS IN HULL.

Author: Goodman (David)
Year: 2005
Publisher: Wharncliffe Books
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st edn.
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9781903425435
Price: 5.00
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Softcover. A collection of the most intriguing murder cases in the Hull area during the period 1873-1924, beginning with Jane Crompton beheading her own baby and ending with the city in outrage at the execution of William George Smith. Also featured is Frederick Baily Deeming (an alleged Jack the Ripper suspect) and the notorious killing of William Pepper, along with several cases remaining unsolved to this day. The book also looks beyond the blood and horror to bring a glimpse into the social and personal circumstances in which many of the crimes took place. Most of the cases have lain undiscovered and forgotten - until now! Illus., Bibliog. and Index. softcover. Frpm the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. F.

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