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One of the worst mass murders in U.S. history occurred at this house in a small town in Iowa.

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It's a case which still shocks people almost 99 years later and makes the infamous Lizzy Borden axe murders look like child's play in comparison.


It all happened on the morning of June 10, 1912, when a grisly discovery shook the foundation of trust in Midwest America and blood ran through the quiet cornfields of a small Iowa community.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.