Murder on the Rails: The True Story of the Detective Who Unlocked the Shocking Secrets of the Boxcar Serial Killer

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When a down-on-his-luck Vietnam veteran is found bludgeoned to death at a railroad trackside campsite frequented by drifters, Detective Bill Palmini is called in to solve the vicious murder. Similarly brutialized bodies are discovered in rail yards and camps across the country.

Palmini and his team find themselves immersed in the harsh world of the Freight Train Riders of America, a brotherhood of vagrants who live by a twisted code of thievery, fraud and violence. After a suspect, Robert Silveria, is apprehended, a strange bond forms between killer and copy during intense, chilling interrogations. The media dub Silveria "The Boxcar Serial Killer." Fascinating and horrifying, Murder on the Rails is a finely wrought true crime thriller.

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William G. Palmini, Jr. is a veteran of the Albany, California Police Department, holds a master's degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University. He is currently a private investigator.
Tanya Chalupa is a journalist and communications professional specializing in law enforcement and traffic safety issues, is a graduate of Queens College.

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Published by New Horizon Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0882824457 ISBN 13: 9780882824451
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