Rewind back to 1896 aboard the voyager ship, the Herbert Fuller. Just a week into the journey, three people on the ship were murdered and multiple people were suspected of committing the crime. The trial that follows makes its way to the U.S. Supreme Court and the resulting outcome in part helped shape modern law today.
- Gerard Koeppel, historian & author of Not a Gentleman’s Work: The Untold Story of a Gruesome Murder at Sea and the Long Road to Truth
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- CrimeReads: The High Seas Murder That Shocked-And Baffled-The World