True Crime: Pennsylvania

The State's Most Notorious Criminal Cases


Book Description

The history of criminal offense in Pennsylvania is documented in this book, beginning with a general survey of crime in the state and then focusing on its headline cases. Included are Philadelphia and Pittsburgh mob activities, the 20-year hunt for killer Ira Einhorn, the murder of Philadelphia-area schoolteacher Susan Reinert, the Freeman teenagers in Allentown who stabbed their parents to death, and the tragic shootings at the Nickel Mines Amish school.

About the Author

Patricia A. Martinelli lives in southern New Jersey and is the administrator of the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society.

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