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The Glensheen Murders

The Glensheen Murders


Roger Caldwell and Marjorie Congden Accused of Murdering Elisabeth Congdon

This infamous case, set in the opulent Glensheen mansion, involved an illegal glow of wealth with a deadly twist. Elisabeth Congdon's demise, smothered in her bed, and Velma Pietila's fate, a victim of bludgeoning, shocked Duluth in 1977. The adopted daughter, Marjorie, and her husband stood accused—her 'inheritance hunger' the talk of the town. Despite the courtroom drama, the trial unfolded like a suspense novel, leaving us hanging between guilt and innocence. The Glensheen saga remains a captivating tale of wealth, murder, and the murky depths of human desires

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