Jailing the Johnston Gang: Bringing Serial Murderers to Justice

Jailing the Johnston Gang: Bringing Serial Murderers to Justice

by Bruce E. Mowday
     
 

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Pennsylvania's Johnston Gang, led by Bruce Johnston Sr. and his brothers Norman and David, netted millions through a prolific burglary ring during the 1960s and '70s. But in 1978, fearing that younger members of the gang were going to rat them out to the authorities, the brothers killed four teenagers and nearly killed Bruce Sr.'s own son. This book draws on personal… See more details below

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Pennsylvania's Johnston Gang, led by Bruce Johnston Sr. and his brothers Norman and David, netted millions through a prolific burglary ring during the 1960s and '70s. But in 1978, fearing that younger members of the gang were going to rat them out to the authorities, the brothers killed four teenagers and nearly killed Bruce Sr.'s own son. This book draws on personal interviews with investigators, attorneys, and even former gang members to detail how the combined efforts of federal, state, county, and local law enforcement agencies brought the brothers to justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569804285
Publisher:
Barricade Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/19/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
306,845
File size:
2 MB

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