Murder On Staunton Road is a fast-paced narrative of a sensational unsolved homicide that captured the attention of the nation in 1953.
The tale of sadistic murder follows the pioneer Staunton family roots from Nottingham, England to the banks of the Kanawha River in southern West Virginia. There, family members recall that fateful night of August 21, 1953, when a wave of blood flowed freely across a green carpet rug in a living room on Staunton Road. The true crime cold case has yet to be solved.
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