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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America - Part 4, All the Weary Days Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, All the Weary Days Summary

Geyer returned to Indianapolis because he had a feeling Holmes had murdered Howard there. He called the press to announce his arrival. People came to visit Geyer and give him leads, and all turned out to be dead ends. The discovery of the girls prompted the police to enter Holmes' Hotel in Chicago. They uncovered the bones, the kiln, the vault, acid to strip bones, a dissection table that was stained, children's dresses, and the footprint believed to belong to Emeline Cigrand. They recruited the help of Charles Chappell and retrieved the articulated skeletons Holmes had Chappell make for him.

Police contacted District Attorney Graham and he sent Geyer to Chicago to check it out. The skeleton of the child was a girl, possibly Pearl Conner. Geyer then returned to Philadelphia until August. He continued...

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