Murder & Mayhem in Dayton and the Miami Valley is Out!

Sara’s book has been published by The History Press!wp-1624473617276.jpg

You can purchase from Sara directly at one of the upcoming author events (we’ll update you), or from the book at the following links:

Murder & Mayhem in Dayton and the Miami Valley – Coming Soon!

Our very own Sara wrote a book! A few years ago, she was approached by The History Press after they saw the blog!

Delve into the dastardly deeds of the Miami Valley with Murder & Mayhem in Dayton and the Miami Valley! It will be released on Monday, June 28th.

You can purchase from Sara directly at one of the upcoming author events (we’ll update you), or pre-order/purchase the book at the following links:

The Man They Had to Hang Twice

August 13, 1853 – It was a riderless horse and wagon that started the search. Two gentleman having a conversation on the street corner noticed the horse casually strolling by with a wagon attached, nobody at the reins. Thinking there must have been an accident, the men stopped the horse and turned it around, and rode with it. Shortly after, they made a grisly discovery: two bodies were discovered savagely beaten in the woods on Stoddard’s farm.

The bodies were identified as Elizabeth Young and her son, James. Investigation of the scene pointed to a struggle, followed by difficult deaths for both Elizabeth and James. Among the evidence were a broken hair comb, drag marks, and bloody leaves. The cap James wore was found 30 yards away from his body.

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