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3 Mansions with a Nefarious Past

When we see a mansion, a natural tendency is to associate it with wealth and success. The sprawling gardens, flawless architecture and humungous square-footage leave us slack-jawed, often wishing for something that many of us will never have. Perhaps that’s a good thing? What we seldom realize is that some of these mansions come with a dark past – murder, mystery and sometimes meth. And in these cases, what was once desirable, is no longer. Here are 4 mansions with a nefarious past.
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Dr. Robert Neulander found guilty of killing his wife and tampering with evidence: Syracuse, NY - Dr. Robert Neulander has just been found guilty in the 2012 death of his wife. A jury of six men and six women found Neulander guilty in the Sept. 17, 2012 death of his wife, Leslie, 61, in their DeWitt home. The jury deliberated for 18 hours over four days. Dr. Neulander faces 25 years to life in prison. His sentence will be decided by County Court Judge Thomas J. Miller. He was accused of killi… View Listing »
1 report
Alleged murder of Danny Lewis Hansford: Danny Lewis Hansford was shot in the study during an altercation with Jim Williams. Williams was tried four times for the murder, but was ultimately acquitted. Jim Williams died unexpectedly in the foyer: Six months after the Hansford trial, Williams died unexpectedly in his home, aged 59, from pneumonia and heart failure. Boy dies in bizarre accident: A boy fell off the edge of the roof while chasing pigeons, impaling himself on the iron fence below. View Listing »
3 reports
The home of infamous serial killer Delphine LaLaurie. The bodies of bound and tortured slaves were discovered after rescuers responded to a fire that was deliberately set in the kitchen. When the police and fire marshals got there, they found a seventy-year-old woman, the cook, chained to the stove by her ankle. She later confessed to them that she had set the fire as a suicide attempt for fear of her punishment, being taken to the uppermost room, because she said that anyone who was taken there… View Listing »
1 report

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