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This can be the tale of the homicide of little Annie Lemberger, essentially the most extensively publicized crimes of the 20 th century.

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Martin Lemberger watched as the small white casket was lowered into the ground. Within an hour he would be accused of killing his own daughter. He and Magdeline didn’t know it at the time, but they were burying their privacy along with Annie. For the rest of their lives they would be seen as either victims or as child killers. m. But first they were taken to Chief Shaughnessy’s office at the police station. Detective Pat Boyd had some questions he wanted answered. Guilty or innocent, the Lembergers had been through hell for five days.

In other words, Richard Lloyd Jones had called the Burns Detective Agency before he summoned the citizens and the mayor and sold them on the financing and official authorization for the private detective. Jones thereby managed to insert his own source of information into the investigation. Another page one article of the State Journal said: “We have started a fund to be expended under the direction of this committee. Substantial offers have already come to the State Journal by citizens who are horror stricken over the tragedy.

ISBN 13 9781537260235 ISBN 101537260235 1. Lemberger, Annie, d. 1911. 2. Murder–Wisconsin– Madison– Case studies. I. Title. ” —Sophocles, Ajax Contents Foreword Acknowledgments The Names Map Part 1: September, 1911. Annie’s Gone! 1. The Kidnap 2. Has the Little Girl Been Found? 3. Turn Out the Militia! 4. The Fiend Must Be Found 5. A Maniac’s Deed? 6. The Inquest 7. Read All about It 8. I Am the Man 9. I Can’t Tell 10. Railroaded? 11. The Happayest Angel Part 2: August, 1920-October, 1921. Annie’s Ghost is Still with Us 12.

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