Murder at Minnesota Point: Unraveling the Captivating Mystery of a Long-Forgotten True Crime (Paperback)

Murder at Minnesota Point: Unraveling the Captivating Mystery of a Long-Forgotten True Crime By Jeffrey M. Sauve Cover Image
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Billed as the crime of the century in 1894, Murder at Minnesota Point tells the twisted, sensational true story of a young, unidentified woman found slain on the isolated sandy shores of Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minn. For two weeks, her corpse was displayed for public viewing in hopes of discovering her identity. After she was buried in an unnamed pauper's grave, her assailant breathed a temporary sigh of relief. Over the next two years, city detectives pursued numerous suspects from every corner of the country. The manhunt captivated a nation enthralled with the sensational details and deepening intrigue. Only by chance, an overlooked satchel containing incriminating evidence was brought forth, breaking open the case. Speculation suggested that the wanted man was a bigamist and a serial killer, having dashed his first wife in 1890 and two other people in 1893. His evil past included chumming with the infamous Minneapolis killer Harry Hayward. The two men may have acted together in dispatching the woman in Duluth. Murder at Minnesota Point is the result of the author's exhaustive 10-year study that traces the villain's descent into ruin. The engrossing story of a long-forgotten murder is one that the reader will not soon forget.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780578341392
ISBN-10: 0578341395
Publisher: North Star
Publication Date: July 12th, 2022
Pages: 208
Language: English