Murders in Monmouth: Capital Crimes from the Jersey Shore's Past

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Arcadia Publishing, Nov 15, 2007 - True Crime - 128 pages
Why do people kill? In the case of the young and mentally unstable Frank Zastera, the rationale was as simple as the act was brutal: he wanted William Sheppard's money. In other homicides, such as the still-unsolved 1913 murder of George Harris, the motive for committing the ultimate crime remains obscured for eternity. In Murders in Monmouth, author George Joynson unflinchingly assembles the who, what, when, where and why surrounding twelve high-profile killings perpetrated by various individuals in early twentieth-century Monmouth County.
 

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Contents

Introduction
Doctor Thompson Conspires to Commit Infanticide
Pop Caine Killed in an Argument over Sixtyfive Cents
The Brown Execution
Triple Murder at Sheppards Squab Farm in Wickatunk
Who Shot George Harris?
Revenge of the Farinella Brothers
Murder in Vetranos Ice Cream Parlor
Camelas Jealous Cousin
The Unwritten
Unthinkable Filicide
Gypsy Joe Slays His Fortunetelling Wifes Lover
Jurors
Monmouth County Murders 19001930
Bibliography About the Author
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

George Joynson, MBA, lives in Monmouth County with his wife and son. He is a professional genealogy researcher with twenty years' experience and offers his research skills to others seeking help discovering their ancestral roots through www.gjoynson.com. Joynson can easily be reached at gj@gjoynson.com.

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