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A murder in Music City : corruption, scandal, and the framing of an innocent man / Michael Bishop ; foreword by Richard Walter.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781633883451
  • ISBN: 1633883450
  • Physical Description: 330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2017.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-321) and index.
Contents: Part I. The babysitter story -- Saturday night slaying -- Leaving Texas -- 1964 investigation -- Third bullet -- Criminal trial -- Jo Herring's letter -- Part II. The Herring file -- Forty stories -- Neighbors -- Inmate #62250 -- Something's fishy -- Police archives -- Six girls -- Trial of the bloody man -- Red Ace -- Lawyers -- Autopsy report -- Part III. True detective -- Girl next door -- Vandy kids -- Bridge club -- True detective -- Return of Jim Squires -- Got any veterans? -- Prescription for murder -- Sinners -- Research or reinvestigation? -- Part IV. House full of hell -- Sherlock Holmes -- Controlling the victim -- American veterans -- Coach and player -- Blue sky -- House full of hell -- Graveyard dead -- Sherlock in Atlanta -- Bad night in Nashville -- Queen of Metro -- Class of 1963 -- Final resting place -- Epilogue. Where are they now?
Summary, etc.: Tells the true story of how a cold case murder of a babysitter in 1964 Nashville was finally solved when a private citizen stumbled upon a secret file related to the case.
Subject: Herring, Paula, 1945-1964.
Herring, Paula, 1945-1964.
Murder > Tennessee > Nashville > Case studies.
Murder > Investigation > Tennessee > Nashville > Case studies.
True crime.
Homicide > Nashville (Tenn.) > Case studies.
Genre: True crime stories.

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