The Lonely Hearts Killers
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Beck, Martha Personal Letters in Sing Sing Case Files. Courtesy of New York State Archives, Albany, New York.
Brown, Wenzell. They Died in the Chair. Toronto: Popular Press. 1958.
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Cook, John. "Pulling the Plug on the Electric Chair," Mother Jones Interactive. May, 2000
New York Daily News articles:
Dillon, Edward and Lee, Henry. "Link Lonely Hearts Pair With Slain Widow," June 28, 1949; "Reveal Lonely Hearts Blood Money Dealings," June 29, 1949; "Hearts Killer Explodes at Attorney," July 1, 1949; "Fernandez to Hit Own Confession," July 6, 1949; "Fernandez Admits Heart Killing in Michigan, Denies One Here," July 13, 1949; "Fernandez tells Strange Love Story," July 21, 1949; "Mean Mom, Bad Men My Downfall: Martha," July 26, 1949.
Kivel, Martin. "Hearts Killers Calmly Face the Last Mile," March 9, 1951.
The Citizen Register, September 2, 1949, March 9, 1951
Death Penalty Information Center http://www.deathpenalty.org
Elliot, Robert G. Agent of Death. New York: E.P. Dutton and Co. 1940
Frasier, David K. Murder Cases of the Twentieth Century. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company Inc. 1972.
Hearn, Daniel Allen. Legal Executions in New York State 1639-1963. 1997.
Knappman, Edward W., editor. Great American Trials. Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press. 1994
Nash, Jay Robert. Bloodletters and Badmen. New York: M. Evans and Company. 1973
Nash, Jay Robert. Look For the Woman. NY: M. Evans and Company Inc. 1981
Seigel, Kalman. "3 Lonely Hearts Murders Trap Pair; Body Dug up Here," March 2, 1949, New York Times.
Sing Sing Prison Electrocutions 1891-1963. Ossining Historical Society, Ossining, New York
Sing Sing Prison: case files of the condemned, New York State Archives, Albany, New York.
Sifakis, Carl. The Encyclopedia of American Crime. NY: Facts on File Inc. 1970.