Murders of Whitewater and Surrounding Counties is a fast-moving and detailed collection of the murders and related events that occurred in Whitewater, Wisconsin, and the surrounding six townships during the nineteenth century.
Some of the stories are sad, others ironic, and some are even humorous, but all will horrify and captivate you. The murders are as much a study in human nature as they are compelling stories, and are described so that the actual sites can be located by readers.
The woman who allegedly poisoned several of her family members
Houses haunted by murdered, restless souls
The charivari party that became deadly
Siblings pitted against siblings
Wives conspiring against abusive husbands
Murder weapons ranged from guns and knives to fire and rat poison.
Many of the murders were solved, but some remain a mystery to this day.
Determine who is innocent and who is guilty in the pages of Murders of Whitewater and Surrounding Counties.