No big surprise then…

… that a few years later, Lorel Wardlow would be dead and his wife tried for his murder…

Wanted his horse, but Wardlow did not care so much about his wife

Hamilton Democrat July 6, 1905

Read about how Belle Wardlow and her boyfriend, the farm hand Harry Cowdry, poisoned her husband in the Two-Dollar Terror, “The Arsenic Affair.”

[Click on blog headline to view clip]

After 25 years as journalist specializing in arts/entertainment and community reporting, I now divide my time between True Crime Historian and keeper of the community news and information blog Hey! Hamilton! I am also the blogmaster for the Butler County Historical Society and the Hamilton Parks Conservancy.

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