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In Cold Blood Notes May Contradict Capote's Story

Judge rules they can finally be released

(Newser) - The son of a Kansas law enforcement officer who helped investigate the 1959 killings that inspired the book In Cold Blood can publish his father's field notes —which he says substantially contradict the account found in Truman Capote's literary masterpiece. In a ruling made public yesterday, Shawnee... More »

Cops Eye In Cold Blood Killers in Fla. Murder Mystery

Exhumation could provide missing link to '59 slayings

(Newser) - After sniffing out 587 suspects, police are edging closer to solving a 52-year-old Florida murder mystery. The likely culprits: the murderous duo featured in Truman Capote's landmark book, In Cold Blood, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. Sarasota detective Kim McGath now believes Perry Smith and Dick Hickock, who notoriously killed... More »

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