Twisted Confessions: The True Story Behind The Kitty Genovese And Barbara Kralik Murder Trials

Authors: Charles E. Skoller
Publisher: Bridgeway Books
Keywords: genovese, barbara, kralik, kitty, story, confessions, true, twisted
Pages: 228
Published: 2008-04
Language: English
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
ISBN-10: 1934454176     ISBN-13: 9781934454176
Binding: Hardcover (First Edition)
List Price: 19.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%
In the early 1960s, the quiet borough of Queens was rocked by the violent and brutal murders of Barbara Kralik, Annie Mae Johnson, and Kitty Genovese. These murders shocked not only Queens and New York, but the entire nation, especially when newspapers disclosed Kitty's neighbors heard her screams and looked on without calling the police.

Two suspects were apprehended and indicted, Winston Moseley for the Genovese murder and Alvin Mitchell for the Kralik murder. Before the trials, Moseley claimed to have committed the Kralik and Johnson murders as well, not taken seriously by the police and DA until Moseley disclosed details only the actual killer could have known. Charles E. Skoller, the young prosecutor assigned to these trials was then faced with a prosecutor's nightmare. In Twisted Confessions, he details the murders and relives his investigations and trials that followed in the almost impossible task of revealing and convicting the actual killer.

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