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Crime History: Savannah murder inspires Southern Gothic 'Midnight' tale

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On this day, May 2, in 1981, in Savannah, Ga., wealthy antiques dealer Jim Williams shot and killed his lover, redneck hustler Danny Hansford, in the case made famous by the true crime book, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." The killing took place inside Williams' historic mansion, the Mercer House. Williams claimed self-defense, hired the owner of the University of Georgia bulldog...

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