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What if scholars said your family died in a fire . . but it never happened? Powerful biography of a famous detective who took down killer HH Holmes and others like him. The remarkable story of the uncompromising and relentless detective who found three children murdered by the Devil in the White City, H. H. Holmes, one of America's first serial killers. This extraordinaryWhat if scholars said your family died in a fire . . but it never happened? Powerful biography of a famous detective who took down killer HH Holmes and others like him. The remarkable story of the uncompromising and relentless detective who found three children murdered by the Devil in the White City, H. H. Holmes, one of America's first serial killers. This extraordinary historical biography features 120 year old murder cases that made national headlines and history of one of America's largest police departments.Featuring killer H. H. Holmes and the cross-country, international investigation that led to the discovery of his shocking crimes, the grisly Hannah Mary Tabbs dismembered torso case, Modern Borgia killer Sarah Jane Whiteling who was the first woman hung in Philadelphia, and several more disturbing cases investigated by Geyer.Detective in the White City reveals the truth about a hideous and hurtful lie told in nonfiction books claiming Geyer's family died in a fire right before he was assigned to investigate H. H. Holmes. Includes:Devil in Disguise section covers Geyer's incredible investigation of H. H. Holmes, Benjamin Pitezel, the gruesome discovery of the missing Pitezel children, Holmes' trial, and a 'the Devil in Him' chapterMary Hannah Tabbs and George Wilson torso murderSarah Jane Whiteling, Modern Borgia family killerWhite Chapel RowMrs. Annie Gaskin murderous catTop secret search in Rio de JaneiroFake highwaymen murder for insurance, and plot to kill Detective GeyerLaw enforcement career and Philadelphia historyReuben Geyer Civil War, President Franklin Pierce, and Franks' hometownTruth about Geyer's wife and daughterSources, Illustration Credits, and BibliographyClickable Table of Contents, List of Illustrations, Notes, and Index95 rare historical photos and illustrations, restored...

Title : Detective in the White City: The Real Story of Frank Geyer
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ISBN : 37553476
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 434 Pages
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