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Sep 01

Crimes On A Train

Posted on September 1, 2016 at 8:35 AM by Communications Department

On Wednesday, September 7 at 7 PM, join Michael Holtzclaw 9_2_Crimes on a Train_Cr_SCat the 1884 Warwick Courthouse, 14421 Old Courthouse Way, for a jolly evening of murder, robbery and mayhem as he entertains the audience about sensational acts committed aboard trains and in railway stations. Sponsored by the Lee Hall Train Station Foundation, the event is free and open to the public.

Holtzclaw will talk about a variety of cases including persons who were thrown to their death from trains, corpses found beside tracks, passengers who were pushed from platforms into the path of oncoming trains 9_1_steam-train1920_SCand others who were stabbed, shot or strangled during their journeys and were found dead on arrival.

Be forewarned – there may be a crime committed during the program that requires your sleuthing skills. For more information call 757-525-7372.