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Murder in Rural Hill: The Tragic Tale of Miss Janie Sharp and Swinton Permenter

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Janie Sharp had been murdered while walking home along a wooded country lane on a hot July afternoon in 1910 near the backwoods community of Rural Hill, Mississippi. Suspicions fell immediately upon a young man, Swinton Permenter, not yet eighteen himself. A two-year ordeal ensued that included a trial and conviction, a Supreme Court ruling that overturned the conviction, ...more
Kindle Edition, 152 pages
Published September 23rd 2016
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Pat
Nov 07, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I appreciated the facts of this true crime event. I had never heard the whole story.
I didn't care for the writing style with some facts repeated in the book.
Sad the crime may never be solved due to time period it occurred.
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Nothing new!!
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