National Affairs: Murder on Mosholu

The body of a good-looking red-headed woman was found sprawled in a clump of bushes by the side of Mosholu Avenue in New York's Van Cortlandt Park, early one morning last week. It was identified as Benita Franklin Bischoff, alias Vivian Gordon, a racketeering lady of light virtue. She had been strangled to death with a clothesline. With the discovery of her corpse, the city's fetid judiciary investigation, hitherto concerned with Extortion, Bribery and Corruption, now had to reckon with Murder.

Three weeks before her death Mrs. Bischoff had written Counsel Isidor Jacob...

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