True Crime: Missouri

The State's Most Notorious Criminal Cases


Book Description

Includes . . .

  • Lee Shelton's murder of Billy Lyons in St. Louis, which inspired the popular song "Stagger Lee"
  • The vigilante killing of the "town bully" of Skidmore, Ken McElroy
  • The kidnapping of millionaire Robert Greenlease's son in Kansas City
  • The Kirkwood City Council massacre
  • Serial killings of 13 young women in Kansas City by Lorenzo J. Gilyard

  • About the Author

    David J. Krajicek is a special correspondent for the New York Daily News, to which he contributes the true crime feature "The Justice Story." He is the author of two other books and his work has also appeared in the New York Times, Newsday, and The Village Voice.

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