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Who killed Betty Gail Brown? : murder, mistrial, and mystery

Author: Robert G Lawson
Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2017 [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On October 26, 1961, after an evening of studying with friends on the campus of Transylvania University, nineteen-year-old student Betty Gail Brown got into her car around midnight--presumably headed for home. But she would never arrive. Three hours later, Brown was found dead in a driveway near the center of campus, strangled to death with her own brassiere. Kentuckians from across the state became engrossed in the  Read more...
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Lawson, Robert G.
Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? : Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2017
Named Person: Betty Gail Brown
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Lawson
ISBN: 9780813174631 0813174635 9780813174648 0813174643
OCLC Number: 1004423928
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 The Murder of Betty Gail Brown; 2 The Initial Investigation; 3 Cooling Down of a Hot Case; 4 Arrival of a Real Suspect; 5 Events Preceding Trial; 6 The Trial; Conclusion; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Robert G. Lawson.

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Lawson, drawing upon police and court records, newspaper articles, personal files, and his own notes, provides an invaluable record of one of Kentucky's most famous cold cases.  Read more...

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