The Red Murders Of Joseph Dunbar Medley

It was December 22, 1944 when the body of Laura Fischer was found naked in 6 inches of bath water at the De Soto hotel in downtown New Orleans. The following month, detectives find another woman dead in a hotel bath tub, and then another. There was one link between all the woman that detectives could not overlook: red hair. The killer, Joseph Dunbar Medley “The Tomato Killer” was eventually apprehended and convicted for the gruesome spree of murders.

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