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By Todd C. Elliott

The ax-man murders of 1912 in Louisiana and Texas go away a bloody path of facts that issues to the most important, unsolved serial killing in heritage of the U.S.. it is a story of formality homicide, voodoo mayhem, and wholesale killings that leads the reader on a stunning educate journey throughout states and into the chapters of a true American horror tale. The fiendish slayings of 10 snoozing households nestled of their beds is barely the start of the terrifying account of a real crime that continues to be unsolved. Axes of Evil sheds mild on an unwritten a part of American background and uncovers the yankee "Jack the Ripper."

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But while the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office were certain that they had ensnared the Ax-Man, he seemed to have struck again while the suspects were confined behind iron bars. Clearly, the Ax-Man roamed free. Dickinson included interviews and accounts of his meeting with the suspected killers while they were incarcerated, the only documented interview of a Reverend King Harrison, who had been arrested by the Jennings Chief of Police on the Friday before the Broussard murders in Lake Charles. ” Harrison offered no further explanation.

Hamilton writing for the Lake Charles Daily American Press. Hamilton addressed the murders and the Ax-Man directly: Whereas we appreciate the efforts of our own officers and of those cities, where the crimes have been committed, to protect their colored citizens against these blood-thirsty demons and bring the perpetrators to justice, we therefore feel that there ought to be some demonstration on our part to assist them. ” Thus the idea of conspiracy, or more than one Ax-Man, was on the loose in Louisiana.

He focuses on the facts of the case without editorializing. He realizes that the subject matter speaks for itself, that there is no need to gild the lily. Even more, he provides connections to other crimes that took place outside of the South and suggests there might have been a network of killers – perhaps murderers-for-hire, perhaps religiously-motivated, or both – that escaped the attention of early twentieth century police departments in the days before the Internet, before CODIS, before the BAU.

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