Who Really Solved the Mary Phagan Murder Case?

a review by Mark Cohen of Steve Oney’s And the Dead Shall Rise IN HIS 742-page magnum opus about the Leo Frank case, author Steve Oney shamelessly fails to inform the reader of who ultimately solved the Mary Phagan murder mystery in 1913. On Monday morning, April 28, 1913, Leo Frank was taken to the Atlanta Police Station for routine Continue Reading →

Did Leo Frank Confess?

On the 99th anniversary of the verdict, we examine the murder of Mary Phagan and the trial of Leo Frank (Illustration: autopsy photo). by Mark Cohen THE CENTURY-OLD “cold case” Mary Phagan murder mystery — the violent rape and murder of teenager Mary Phagan and the subsequent lynching of the convicted killer, Jewish businessman Leo Frank — has now been Continue Reading →