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Victims of Foul Play: A True Story of One Man’s Dark Secrets by Patricia Lubeck Author Talk

October 12, 2021 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Patricia Lubeck will discuss her book “Victims of Foul Play: A True Story of One Man’s Dark Secrets” at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St in Marshall on Tuesday, October 12 at 6:30 PM.
Clarence Larson married twice. Both of his wives met suspicious ends . . . and yet, he was never convicted of any crime. How can that be? In this masterful exploration of Larson’s life, historian Patricia Lubeck illuminates the failures of procedure and early forensic science that seemingly allowed a murderer to walk free. From the horrifying “accident” that killed his first wife Martha to the strange series of circumstances surrounding the “disappearance” of his second wife Jean, Victims of Foul Play paints a vivid portrait of a sinister man. Richly detailed, with information drawn from original source material and the author’s personal interviews with key players in Larson’s story, this chilling and compelling true crime story is a tribute to two women who deserve truth and justice.
About the Author:
Patricia Lubeck grew up in the small town of Echo, Yellow Medicine County Minnesota. She graduated from Echo High School, then moved to California where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California. Years later, she returned to Minnesota where she became the director of the Yellow Medicine County and Redwood County Museums. Her first book was published in 2012. She spends her time researching and writing true crime stories from Minnesota’s early history. She enjoys traveling and spending time in museums and historic places. History is important, must be preserved, and is meant to be shared.
This program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.


October 12, 2021
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Lyon County Historical Society Museum
(507) 537-6580


Lyon County Historical Society Museum
301 West Lyon Street
Marshall, MN 56258 United States
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(507) 537-6580