JT Townsend, true-crime writer, is the author of five novels, the latest of which is, Summer’s Almost Gone – The Bricca Family Murders. In this riveting lecture, hosted at Morrisson-Reeves Library on Saturday, April 13th at 1:00pm, learn how this unbelievable crime – hideous, unexpected, and baffling, unravels. A crime destined to become the most notorious and obsessive cold case in Cincinnati history.
With his new book Summer’s Almost Gone, JT Townsend exhumes this 52-year-old murder mystery and arrives at the probable truth. The author of Queen City Gothic was given unprecedented access to the Bricca case file and formerly sealed information that never before saw the light of print.
For those who preserved this slaughtered family into a grim memory, it will never be too late to learn that truth. There looms one huge, lasting question? Who killed the Bricca family?
Mr. Townsend is a passionate and dynamic speaker with impressive Power Point imagery and fascinating true crime cases to share with his audience. Based on his experience exhuming unsolved cases and the detectives haunted by them, Townsend explores the most perplexing aspects of a homicide investigation… rumor, coincidence, premonition, and incompetence.
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Seats will fill quickly. Please arrive early for best seating. Free and open to the public.
About the Author
JT Townsend is a freelance writer, armchair detective, and lifelong resident of Cincinnati. He is the author of the 2009 regional true crime best seller Queen City Gothic and Queen City Notorious. He is also the former crime historian for Snitch Magazine, and his work has appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati Magazine, Word Magazine, Crime Traveler and Clews. He also appeared in the 2008 British documentary Conversations with a Serial Killer. He has presented over 300 programs in the Cincinnati area as part of his True Crime Lecture Series, including Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, the Lindbergh Kidnapping and the Lincoln Assassination.