Today in True Crime History: September 29

Photo by Samuel Lee from Burst

1929 — The Bridge Murder case begins. Myrtle Adkins Bennett is on trial in Kansas City for the murder of her husband John G. Bennett. The murder apparently stemmed from a game of bridge. John apparently began slapping Myrtle after she insulted his playing in front of guests. Myrtle shot John in the back twice.

1982 — The Chicago Tylenol Murders result in a series of poisoning deaths. Seven…



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