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Posted On August 18, 2012By Thomas AdcockIn Crimemag

The Cannibal of Pang Yang – Teil 3

The Cannibal of Pang Yang by Thomas Adcock Copyright © 2012 Thomas Adcock Teil 3 IX.   Inaugural edition of Noah Palmer’s pre-employment series of self-published reports, in which the young artist of purple prose plays herald for Ulster County and the world beyond in breaking first news of——   The Cannibal of Pang Yang! C A Horrible & Revolting Murder!  B Butchery Most Foul! Mountain Fiend Cooks & Consumes his Kill! • By Noah Palmer •   PANG YANG, N.Y. (15 January 1902)——A fiend in human form by theRead More

Posted On August 11, 2012By Thomas AdcockIn Crimemag

The Cannibal of Pang Yang – Teil 2

The Cannibal of Pang Yang by Thomas Adcock Copyright © 2012 Thomas Adcock Teil 2 VI.   Six months following the Nativity incident and disastrous raid on the Binnewaters, Oscar Jukes laid out a goodly sum of cash to engage a land surveyor and attorney from Poughkeepsie, one Nelson Forbath. The transaction surprised Kingstonians and untouchables alike, for it was Jukes’ habit to conflate most legal niceties with evil incarnate. As he often ranted, “The Devil makes his Christmas pie with fookin’ lawyers’ tongues.” Handsomely remunerated, Forbath commenced professional examinationRead More

Posted On August 4, 2012By Thomas AdcockIn Crimemag

The Cannibal of Pang Yang – Teil 1

The Cannibal of Pang Yang by Thomas Adcock Copyright © 2012 Thomas Adcock In the grey of autumnal daybreak, with the air chilled by a dank breeze, a gang of workmen assembled in the wide cobblestone lane behind the Ulster County Jail. There they engaged in respective tasks in advance of a public execution scheduled to commence at high noon. The citizenry of Kingston had long relished arrival of this Sunday of October 20th, 1907. Gentlemen and ladies of Christian outlook were busy at home, readying picnic baskets of sandwichesRead More