Murder & Mayhem in Cumberland County by Joseph David Cress

By Joseph David Cress

From the bad Enoch Brown Schoolhouse bloodbath of 1764 to settlers who hunted neighborhood tribes for a bounty, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, has lengthy had a violent and bloody historical past. As extra humans got here to the quarter, homicide and mischief of each style merely increased. neighborhood writer Joseph David Cress explores the darkish facet of historical past, from little-known circumstances similar to that of Sarah Clark--who grew to become the 1st lady hanged within the county after she poisoned a kinfolk to dispatch a romantic rival--to high-profile crimes just like the stunning 1955 court docket slaying that left one individual lifeless and 3 injured. subscribe to Cress on a hair-raising stroll down Hell road as he investigates the underbelly of Cumberland County.

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