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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish insanity plea......
Item # 642109
January 9, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935
* Albert Fish insanity plea
* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal
* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"
* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"
The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, probably because he committed his crimes locally. Rare as such.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century