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Central Kentucky’s Most Famous Cold Case

photo of cover of “Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery" by Robert G Lawson

On Oct. 26, 1961, the lifeless body of 19-year-old student Betty Gail Brown was discovered on Transylvania University’s campus. A new University Press of Kentucky book, “Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery” by Robert G. Lawson, UK emeritus professor of law, is the first book to examine Brown’s murder, investigation and trial.

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