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The Irish Carpenter: Murder of William Martin 1885

Murder Victim William Martin 42-year-old Carpenter 1843-1885 Cause of Death: Bludgeoned Motive: Unknown Murder Scene and Date Mississippi River Clinton, Iowa Clinton County September 26, 1885 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written August 2017 Forty-two-year-old Irish-born carpenter William Martin kept busy … Continue reading

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When the Dogs Didn’t Bark: Murder of Robert M. Clary 1982

Murder Victim Robert M. Clary 48-year-old Pipefitter 1934-1982 Cause of Death: Gunshot Motive: Love Triangle Murder Scene and Date 419 1/2 14th Avenue S. Clinton, Iowa Clinton County September 29, 1982 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written February 2012 Shortly after … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line: Murder of Arlene Adler 1967 Written by David Jindrich

Murder Victim Arlene Grace Adler 1928-1967 Cause of Death: Slashed with Knife Motive: Sexual Psychopathy Murder Scene and Date Last Seen Clinton, Iowa Body Found In Mississippi River Behind Agrico Plant Fulton, Illinois Whiteside County November 11, 1967 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By … Continue reading

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