By Steve Lehto
Years may well pass—even centuries—but the mark of demise remains.
They are often called homicide homes.
From a colonial manse in New England to a small-town domestic in Iowa to a Beverly Hills mansion, those apartments have taken on a lifetime of their very own, gaining every thing from neighborhood lore and gossip to national—and even global—infamy.
Writer Steve Lehto recounts the tales in the back of the homes the place Lizzie Borden supposedly gave her stepmother “forty whacks,” the place the true Amityville Horror was once first unleashed by way of gunfire, and the place the demented acts of the Manson kinfolk horrified a nation—as good a few lesser-known websites of homicide that have been no much less ghastly.
Exploring the prior and current of greater than twenty-five well known murder scenes, American homicide homes is a journey in the course of the actual property of a few of the main grisly and engaging crimes in American history.
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American Murder Houses: A Coast-to-Coast Tour of the Most Notorious Houses of Homicide by Steve Lehto