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New Book On Infamous Lexington Murder Seeks To Paint Fuller Picture Of Marion Miley

University Press of Kentucky

Who doesn’t love a good true crime novel?  Especially one about a notorious murder case here in Lexington?  Golfer Marion Miley was on top of the world in the late 1930’s, winning nearly every prestigious tournament and becoming the darling of the sports world and the celebrity set. That all ended abruptly on the night of September 28, 1941 with her brutal murder at the Lexington Country Club.  Author Beverly Bell explores the life and times of the female sports star and shines new light on her untimely death…still one of the most vexing cases in our city’s history.  She talks with WUKY's Alan Lytle about her journey writing “The Murder of Marion Miley” published by the University Press of Kentucky.