Murders in Monmouth: Capital Crimes from the Jersey Shore's Past

Murders in Monmouth: Capital Crimes from the Jersey Shore's Past

by Joynson
     
 

Why do people kill? In the case of the young and mentally unstable Frank Zastera, the rationale was as simple as the act was brutal: he wanted William Sheppard's money. In other homicides, such as the still-unsolved 1913 murder of George Harris, the motive for committing the ultimate crime remains obscured for eternity. In Murders in Monmouth, author George

Overview


Why do people kill? In the case of the young and mentally unstable Frank Zastera, the rationale was as simple as the act was brutal: he wanted William Sheppard's money. In other homicides, such as the still-unsolved 1913 murder of George Harris, the motive for committing the ultimate crime remains obscured for eternity. In Murders in Monmouth, author George Joynson unflinchingly assembles the who, what, when, where and why surrounding twelve high-profile killings perpetrated by various individuals in early twentieth-century Monmouth County.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596293489
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Pages:
125
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


George Joynson, MBA, lives in Monmouth County with his wife and son. He is a professional genealogy researcher with twenty years' experience and offers his research skills to others seeking help discovering their ancestral roots through www.gjoynson.com. Joynson can easily be reached at gj@gjoynson.com.

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