By Richard Zelade

underneath Austin�s glossy veneer lies a gloomy prior, jam-packed with homicide, lechery and deceit. Legislators, lawmen and legal professionals killed, robbed and lied simply besides and simply as usually because the drifters and grifters preying on beginners. The nation�s first identified serial killer made his debut in Austin within the type of the Servant lady Annihilator, who's nonetheless rumored to be Jack the Ripper. After the Willis brothers murdered their buddies over rumored buried gold, a lynch mob hanged the men from dwell oaks on present-day 6th road. Freshman consultant Louis Franke died after he used to be robbed and overwhelmed at the steps of the statehouse. writer Richard Zelade offers a desirable examine the seedier part of Austin history.

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