Date: October 4, 1875
Location: Pembroke, NH
Victim: Josie A. Langmaid
Cause of Death: Clubbing and Decapitation
Accused: Joseph Lapage
"The Suncook Town Tragedy" - Paul Clayton
Greed, jealousy, revenge, obsession – the motives of America’s gas-lit murders are universal and timeless. Yet their stories are tightly bound to a particular place and time; uniquely American, uniquely 19th Century.