By Harry N. MacLean
FOR TEN YEARS, HE TERRORIZED THEM with out MERCY…
Ken McElroy robbed, raped, burned, shot, and maimed the electorate of Skidmore, Missouri, with no sense of right and wrong or regret. time and again, the legislations had didn't cease him.
UNTIL THEY TOOK JUSTICE INTO their very own HANDS.
On July 10, 1981, Ken was once shot to dying at the major road of this small farming neighborhood. Forty-five humans watched. No indictments have been ever issued, no trial held…and the city of Skidmore safe the killers with silence. With this strong, true-life account, Edgar Award-winning writer Harry N. MacLean finds what drove a neighborhood of daily americans to devote murder…
IN extensive DAYLIGHT
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