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Discover the true criminal history of Lake County’s own mad hatter

Discover the true story of Lake County native Nelson Radabaugh, an inveterate conman who scammed hundreds of people out of millions of dollars with fraudulent gold mines. Local historian Ginnie Jeschelnig will talk about Radabaugh’s life and crimes during a … Continue reading

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Learn about the stranger friendship between Ted Bundy & Ann Rule

Discover the strange relationship between serial killer Ted Bundy and true-crime writer Ann Rule. Mollie Burns from Mentor Public Library discusses the connections between these two very different but inextricably linked people. Due to the graphic nature of Bundy’s crimes, … Continue reading

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Author Jane Ann Turzillo talks true crime, ‘Wicked Women’ & westerns

Jane Ann Turzillo visited our library in October as part of our Mentor Mystery Month. After her program, we chatted with Turzillo about how she researches historic crimes, what motivates her “wicked women,” and her love of photography and westerns. … Continue reading

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