Murder at Rocky Point Park

Un libro in lingua di Pezza Kelly Sullivan edito da History Pr, 2014

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"On a summer day in 1893, little MaggieSheffield was murdered. Maggie's own father did the unthinkable against abackdrop of laughter and barrel organ music at Rocky Point Amusement Park. Thetragedy aroused a strange reaction from the peaceable community of Warwick,Rhode Island. Many seemed to be more concerned for the murderer, FrankSheffield, than for his young victim. Frank was rumored to be insane or addictedto drugs, and after a trial, he was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Themurder did not tarnish Rocky Point's reputation as a premier destination, andthe park operated until 1995. Investigating official records and newspaperarchives, author Kelly Sullivan Pezza uncovers the facts and oddities behind agrim crime in Rhode Island's summer paradise"--

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