Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides by Alan G. Gauthreaux,D.G. Hippensteel

By Alan G. Gauthreaux,D.G. Hippensteel

This assortment chronicles the main mysterious, extraordinary and infrequently missed homicides in Louisiana background. Drawing on modern documents and, the place on hand, the memories of these who offer a coherent model of the evidence, those captivating stories aspect the various extra ugly episodes: the increase of the 1st Mafia godfather within the usa; the homicide of 2 New Orleans police chiefs; the brutal homicide of a well-known New Orleans madam; the tale of a good younger lady who “accidentally” poisoned her more youthful sister and is a suspect in different family members deaths; the ritual killing of blacks in southwestern Louisiana and jap Texas; the mysterious loss of life of a tender housewife which nonetheless generates debate; and the dying of a neighborhood star who believed in his personal invincibility.

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