O.J.-mania is once again gripping America this month thanks to The People vs. O.J. Simpson, a new FX series dramatizing the sordid trial that gripped the nation in the mid-’90s. But it was fifty years ago this year when Miami found itself in the center of one of America’s most unbelievable criminal cases — one that created its own tabloid frenzy with an equally unbelievable ending.
The case featured a beautiful woman, a young lover, and allegations of incest and murder, all to get millions of dollars of inheritance. And it all played out in downtown Miami to thousands of popping flashbulbs.