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By Reason of Doubt

By Ellen Godfrey

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Series: Goodread Biographies

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One day in Paris Cyril Belshaw reported that his wife Betty had disappeared without a trace. Soon afterward her mutilated corpse was discovered concealed on a mountainside--and Cyril was charged with her murder.
This is the story of a typical Canadian academic couple--happily married, well-off, well-travelled, their children grown--whose lives go terribly wrong. Soon after the discovery of Betty Belshaw's body, Swiss police began to reconstruct a chain of events--including Cyril Belshaw's marital infidelity--that ultimately led to his incarceration and trial for her killing. After a torturous court case, the verdict rendered was neither guilty nor innocent--Cyril Belshaw was acquitted "by reason of doubt." Doubts as to who killed Betty Belshaw remain, to this day.
By Reason of Doubt is a gripping true-crime saga that reads like a mystery novel.

"Scrupulously factual, but reads like fiction."

- Victoria Times Colonist

"A darn good yarn."

- Vancouver Sun

"Fascinating reading for lovers of mystery."

- Calgary Herald

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 208 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1984
ISBN: 9780887801259
Format: 7in x 4.25in

BISAC Code:  HIS006000
Imprint: Goodread Biography


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