JT Townsend is a 3-time author, armchair detective, and acclaimed public speaker. He has presented over 300 talks in the Cincinnati area as part of his True Crime Lecture Series, including presentations on the Bricca family murders, Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, the Lindbergh Kidnapping and the Lincoln Assassination.
JT is lifelong resident of the Queen City, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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JT was featured in the 2008 British documentary series, "Conversations with a Serial Killer," illuminating the sinister minds of John Wayne Gacy, and other notorious serial murderers.
JT is a sought-after public speaker who makes a great podcast guest or radio/TV interview. For information about appearances, please contact JT’s publicist, Kim Ryan.
JT Townsend, True Crime Detective
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SUMMER’S ALMOST GONEIt was an unbelievable crime – hideous, unexpected, baffling – a crime destined to become the most notorious and obsessive cold case in Cincinnati history. In "Summer's Almost Gone," JT Townsend excavates a 50-years-cold case that plunged the city into full-blown terror. The Cincinnati Strangler was on the prowl, having already murdered 4 women, when on a cool night on the cusp of autumn, Jerry, his pretty wife Linda, and their young daughter Debbie were found stabbed to death in their home in the Bridgetown neighborhood. In this gripping account drawn from never-before-seen case files, JT Townsend finally answers the question - who killed the Briccas?