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Dead wrong : the continuing story of city of lies, corruption and cover-up in the Notorious B.I.G. murder investigation / Randall Sullivan.

Sullivan, Randall (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Statesville Main Library 364.152309 SUL (Text) 33114018053975 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Steele Memorial Library 364.152 SUL (Text) 900000000841248 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0802129323
  • ISBN: 9780802129321
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 23 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, 2019.

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Summary, etc.: "Randall Sullivan's groundbreaking book LAbyrinth ignited a firestorm with its startling disclosures about corruption in the LAPD. It told the story of Russell Poole, a highly decorated LAPD detective, who uncovered a cabal of "gangsta cops" tied to Marion "Suge" Knight's notorious rap label, Death Row Records, and allegedly to the murders of Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. Over twenty years later, no one has been held accountable for their killings. Now Dead Wrong tells the story of the last sixteen years in the B.I.G. investigations, and uncovers the conspiracy of silence that met the estate's wrongful death suit against the City. Back in 2001, an eyewitness identified the man who shot Biggie as Amir Muhammad, a man who was former LAPD officer, Death Row associate, and convicted bank robber David Mack's college roommate and the only man to visit him in prison. Poole's investigation was repeatedly directed away from Mack and Muhammad, and the wrongful death lawsuit sought to make the city explain why--but instead, investigators encountered a disturbing pattern of selective investigation, hidden evidence, and possible witness tampering. Exclusive interviews with the FBI's lead investigator of the Biggie murder demonstrate a conspiracy that went to the top, and which implicates some of the most powerful men in law enforcement nationally. A gripping investigation into murder, police corruption, and the corridors of power in Los Angeles, Dead Wrong is full of shocking revelations about a mystery that continues to hold us twenty years on."--Amazon.com.
Subject: Notorious B.I.G 1972-1997
Murder California Los Angeles Case studies
Murder Investigation California Los Angeles Case studies
Police corruption California Los Angeles Case studies
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Genre: Case studies.

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