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Author Janes, Diane, author.

Title Case of the Poisoned Partridge [electronic resource] : The Strange Death of Lieutenant Chevis / Diana Janes.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (128 pages)
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Series Great unsolved murders of the 20th century
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Summary On June 22, 1931, Lieutenant Hugh Chevis and Frances, his bride of six months, sat down to dinner as usual at their bungalow at Deepcut Barracks. Within an hour, Chevis was showing signs of strychnine poisoning, and by the next morning he was dead. Thus began one of the most intriguing unsolved murder enquiries of the twentieth century-soon to become known as "The Case of the Poisoned Partridge." When a mysterious telegram arrived from Dublin on the day of Hugh's funeral, containing the words "HOORAY HOORAY HOORAY," the Surrey Police found themselves at the center of an international investigation, considering clues from Eire, India, and the Far East. Suspicion also fell on those closer to home. Was it possible to break the alibi provided by Major Jackson, Frances' former husband? And what of the enigmatic Frances herself? Featuring previously unpublished material, this book provides the definitive account of the Case of the Poisoned Partridge.
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Subject Chevis, Hugh, 1902-1931 -- Death and burial.
Murder -- England -- Surrey.
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Other Form: Print version: Janes, Diane. Case of the poisoned partridge. Stroud : The History Press, 2013. 9780752479460 (pbk.) : (Uk)016456903
ISBN 9780752493879 (e-pub)
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