The Hancock Inquest is a fascinating document filled with peculiar details, opinions and suspicions about the murder of Susan Hancock that were never published. I thought it would be worthwhile to transcribe the handwritten document in full in order to facilitate its examination and consideration. The testimony of witnesses including Dr. William Burt, Dr. R. S. Graves, William Scaggs, Theodore Clark, Moses Hancock, Hester Campbell, David Hagy, A. M. Persinger, Jack Williams, Belle Williams and Caroline Mason, was taken on… Read more.
Last year I had the pleasure of working with the staff from PBS's History Detectives for the upcoming History Detectives Special Investigations: Texas Servant Girl Murders. The cast and crew came to Austin last summer; they did a number of interviews and on location videos and I got to chat with the esteemed Tukufu Zuberi, who was very enthusiastic and a lot of fun to work with. I'm looking forward to seeing what they discovered! Tuesday, July 15, 9pm /… Read more.