INFAMOUS: The “Lonely Hearts” Killers

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In the late 1940’s, women who thought they’d found true love were being conned out of their life savings by a man and his sister who would go to brutal lengths to keep their scheme going.

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Janet Fay
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Delphine Downing
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Rainelle
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Raymond Martinez Fernandez
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Martha Beck
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old news paper ad for the Lonely Hearts club

Lonely Hearts Club ad
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Myrtle
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Raymond Martinez Fernandez & Martha Beck
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