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True Crime Tales From The Hudson Valley

Books: ‘Hudson Valley Murder & Mayhem’
Andrew K. Amelinckx Photo submitted

In November 1930, the entire Germond family was murdered on their family farm in Stanfordville. 

The details of that night and the subsequent investigation are outlined in “Hudson Valley Murder & Mayhem,” a new book by Andrew K. Amelinckx that features 11 true crime stories that span 300 years in 11 Hudson Valley counties — including the Stanfordville tale in Dutchess County and an outline of the Austerlitz Cannibal in Columbia County.

 Amelinckx, who lives in Catskill, N.Y., moved to the area with his wife in 2006.

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