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Jailing the Johnston Gang : Bringing Serial Murderers to Justice - Bruce Mowday

Jailing the Johnston Gang

Bringing Serial Murderers to Justice

Paperback Published: 16th October 2010
ISBN: 9781569804421
Number Of Pages: 272

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Pennsylvania's Johnston Gang, led by Bruce Johnston, Sr. and his brothers Norman and David, netted millions through a prolific burglary ring during the 1960s and '70s. But in 1978, fearing that younger members of the gang were going to rat them out to the authorities, the brothers killed four teenagers and nearly killed Bruce Sr.'s own son. This book draws on personal interviews with investigators, attorneys, and even former gang members to detail how the combined efforts of federal, state, county, and local law enforcement agencies brought the brothers to justice.

Dedicationp. 8
Forewordp. 9
Acknowledgmentsp. 13
Introductionp. 17
The Murder of Robin Millerp. 23
The Investigation Intensifiesp. 33
Early Investigationsp. 45
Master Planp. 59
Criminal Rootsp. 73
Death of Jackie Baenp. 83
"Hit Man" Cooperatesp. 93
Three Murder Victimsp. 109
Pieces of the Puzzlep. 121
Murder Charges Lodgedp. 137
A Year of Investigationsp. 147
Trial Preparationsp. 167
The Ebensburg Murder Trialp. l85
Bruce A. Johnston Sr.'s Trialp. 213
Escape and More Murdersp. 235
Indexp. 253
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ISBN: 9781569804421
ISBN-10: 1569804427
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 16th October 2010
Publisher: Barricade Books Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 14.1  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.32