How Did They Die?: Murders in Texas 1954-2011

How Did They Die?: Murders in Texas 1954-2011

by Julie Williams Coley


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This is the final book in Julie William Coley's "How Did They Die Series. "How Did They Die? Murders in Texas 1954-2011" contains some of the most heinous and gruesome murders in Texas. Most of the murderers in her stories were given the death penalty.

Poe Elementary School Massacre in Houston- September 15, 1959: The briefcase slipped off of his toe and hit the ground. The dynamite exploded with such a force, that it sent bodies flying. You could smell burning flesh and see body parts and flesh all over the area.

Patricia Peaster in Wichita Falls - August 12, 1961 - On March 30, 1962, after only 73 minutes of deliberation, the jury found Dickie Don Wood, guilty of the strangulation death of Patricia Peaster. He was sentenced to life in prison. With no positive proof that Wood was the killer, he was convicted solely on circumstantial evidence.

Frank Moses Collier July 23, 1986 and Roy "Vance" Hazelwood August 17, 1986 in St, Jo, Texas - "I'm the baddest guy in town," said Clifford Boggess. "I'm the John Dillinger of Texas.

Jana Shearer in Smith County, Texas- January 5, 2008 - When the police entered the house, it was a sight that none of them had ever seen before. In the kitchen, was a pan of boiling water. Inside the pan, was one ear belonging to Jana Shearer and on a plate on the kitchen table was a hunk of flesh, with a fork sticking out of it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523629947
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/30/2016
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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