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  • 'Unsolved Mysteries' Series Is Combined

    12/24/2012 4:17:06 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Bluefield Daily Telegraph ^ | December 24, 2012 | Mannix Porterfield
    George Bragg might have invested his entire career into capturing on film people and places in his native southern West Virginia, but a trip to purchase some furniture from an estate in Mount Hope altered his life forever. Then in his late 30s, Bragg was examining some articles of furniture in the basement of the house when he accidentally kicked a magazine onto the floor. The periodical was Master Detective and billboarded the infamous “Mad Butcher” mystery that haunted law enforcement agencies over a three-year span in Fayette County. Selling for a mere 35 cents in that era, the magazine...