TITLE

Everyone fell for Jessie Costello

AUTHOR(S)
Norris, C.
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
Yankee;Aug91, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the 1933 murder trial of 30-year-old Jessie Costello of Peabody, Mass., accused of poisoning her husband Bill Costello so she could continue an affair with a younger man, Edward J. McMahon. Gossip about affair; Discovery of cyanide in Costello's body; Witnesses at trial; Jessie Costello's testimony; Jury's reaction; Not guilty verdict.
ACCESSION #
9109090708

 

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