Murdered in Jersey

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Rutgers University Press, 1994 - Social Science - 239 pages
The Lindbergh kidnapping, the Dutch Schultz murder, the Hurricane Carter case, the Edgard Smith affair involving William F. Buckley, Jr., the slaying of the List family, the shooting of Trooper Philip Lamonaco, the contract killing of Maria Marshall, and the kidnapping and murder of Exxon executive Sidney Reso-all America followed with fascination these terrible crimes committed in New Jersey. These famous New Jersey cases--and fifty-two others, all front-page news in their day--are presented colorfully and concisely in Gerald Tomlinson's Murdered in Jersey, an illustrated look at homicide in the Garden State. For all true crime buffs in and out of New Jersey.
 

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Wow, Harold B. Matzner got away with it...... SHAME, SHAME!!!!!

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Oh, my God . I live in this house.

Contents

Introduction
1
Part One
5
Under a Crab Apple Tree
7
The Brigham Murder
12
Trooper Coyle at the Quarry
15
Sea Isles Indiscreet Squire
19
A Crazy Rich Kid
20
Shootout at the French Hill Inn
23
The Coppolino Case
108
At a Lodi Tavern
111
Domestic Squabble on River Road
114
McAfees BackPorch Bombing
117
Who Killed Mrs Kavanaugh?
119
Dr X and Flying Death
124
Requiem for a Middleweight
130
Millburns Shady Art Dealer
135

The Mail Truck Blitz
26
Dr Lilliendahls Death
30
An Arrest Gone Bad
33
Murder of a Prohibition Agent
35
Americas Crime of the Century
38
Part Two
43
The GreenbergHassel Rubout
45
Willful Gladys Took an Ax
51
Death of a Union Boss
54
Who Murdered the Littlefields?
57
The Duck Island Murders
60
Ambush at Fort Dix
63
First His Wife Then a Trooper
66
Its All Over
68
Part Three
69
The Keyport Trunk Murder
71
Drowning His Sorrow
74
Case of the Trenton Six
76
Unruhs Bloody Rampage
79
R I P Willie Moretti
81
Bayonnes Morro Castle Killer
83
The Avenging Motel Owner
86
Death Rows Edgar Smith
91
Mamas Little Felony Murderer
94
Batman in Blairstown
96
Part Four
99
Murder at the Clarke Estate
101
I Blew My Top
104
PART FIVE
137
The Elusive John List
141
Gun Battle on the Turnpike
143
In a Black Cadillac
147
TwentyGauge Euthanasia
150
Shoemaker and Son
153
Murder at the Flamingo Motel
156
He Hates His Mother
159
A Suicide or Two
162
Fall of a Renaissance Man
164
Trooper Lamonacos Death
167
PART Six
173
Bomb Blast in Middlesex
175
A Stalker at the Mall
177
The Carnival Killing
180
A Contract
184
Policewoman Powletts Death
188
By Ninja Possessed
190
An IllFated Party in Sparta
194
Heikkilas Night Out
198
The Family Says Die
202
Saga of the Failed Yuppies
205
PART SEVEN
213
That Man Is an Animal
215
Source Notes and Commentary
231
Bibliography
245
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