Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder by Jerry BledsoeIn this powerful and riveting tale of three families connected by marriage and murder, of obsessive love and bitter custody battles, Jerry Bledsoe recounts the shocking events that ultimately took nine lives...
The first bodies found were those of a feisty millionaire widow and her beautiful daughter in their posh Louisville, Kentucky, home. Months later, another wealthy widow and her prominent son and daughter-in-law were found savagely slain in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mystified police first suspected a professional in the bizarre gangland-style killings that shattered the quiet tranquility of two well-to-do southern communities. But soon a suspicion grew that turned their focus to family.
The Sharps. The Newsoms. The Lynches. The only link between the three families was a beautiful and aristocratic young mother named Susie Sharp Newsom Lynch. Could this former child princess and fraternity sweetheart have committed such barbarous crimes? And what about her gun-loving first cousin and lover, Fritz Klenner, son of a nationally renowned doctor?
The Bizarre “Bitter Blood” Murders
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Klenner, a native of Reidsville, was a suspect in the murders of three people in Winston-Salem and two in Kentucky. Klenner, who had deceived and manipulated family and friends for years, had become romantically involved with his first cousin, Susie Newsom Lynch, after she divorced.
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Well written account Chris, I may need to read the book soon. I had heard the title but never the story of events. Horrible story. So sad. I can't put a finger on what disturbs me the most. Those two little boys, so heartbreaking.. My heart broke during reading this.
Murder Suspect. He received much notoriety as a suspect in a murder spree with his first cousin and lover. He was the last child and only son of Dr. Frederick Klenner and wife Annie Hill Sharp. In he became romantically involved with his first cousin, Susie Newson Lynch.