By Hunter Cole,Elizabeth Spencer
In Laurel, Mississippi, in 1935, one daughter of a prosperous and kin stood accused of murdering her mom. On her testimony, professionals suspected an both well-known and well-to-do businessman, her reputed lover, of helping. Ouida Keeton it seems that shot her mom, chopped her up, and disposed of so much of her physique elements down the bathroom and within the hearth, burning all however the pelvic zone, the thighs, and the legs. trying to put off those continues to be on a slender, one-lane, remoted highway, Ouida left a path of proof that led to her arrest. humans had noticeable her using to the line. inside hours, a hunter and his canine chanced on the fabric during which she had wrapped her mother's legs.
Touted because the so much sensational crime in Mississippi background on the time, the Legs homicide of 1935 is nearly fullyyt forgotten this present day. The debatable end result, made up our minds via an unsophisticated jury, has been left muddled by means of ambiguity. With The Legs homicide Scandal, Hunter Cole offers an intricately special description of the separate trials of Ouida Keeton and W.M. Carter. Having researched trial transcripts, courthouse files, scientific records, and sizeable newspaper insurance, the writer finds new evidence formerly distorted by means of rumour, hushed experiences, and incorrect information. Cole pursues many unanswered questions akin to what, particularly, did Ouida Keeton do with the remainder of her mom? The Legs homicide Scandal makes an attempt to supply the reader with readability during this tale, that is outlandish, harrowing, and exciting, all at once.
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