The Murder of Richard Jennings: The True Story of New York's First Murder for Hire

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The brutal murder of Richard Jennings in December of 1818 would gain notoriety as the first murder for hire in New York. It would also be remembered as an imperfect crime. Four men - James Teed, David Dunning, David Conkling and Jack Hodges - and one woman, Hannah Teed, had conspired to murder Jennings after losing a protracted court battle over a parcel of land. Poorly made plans and rumors in the close knit community of Sugar Loaf led to a quick unraveling of the conspiracy and arrest of the perpetrators. Future President ...

The Murder of Richard Jennings: The True Story of New York's First Murder for Hire 2013, Sisu Books Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780984228348

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The Murder of Richard Jennings: The True Story of New York's First Murder for Hire 2013, Sisu Books Publishing

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