A Murderer’s Synthesis

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Image courtesy of Wikipedia. Pictured: downtown Williamsburg, KY, the author’s hometown.
Image courtesy of the author via Arrests.org. Pictured: Mugshots of Jimmie Gilmore, which are public record. Jimmie admitted to the author and the police that he shot and killed Joseph Gilmore.
Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: the author and her brother, Joseph.
Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: the author’s brother’s sunglasses with his fingerprint.
Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: a portion of the author’s brother’s paperwork from the funeral home.
A luna moth sets atop the author’s late brother’s wedding band, being held by his widow.
Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: the author’s late brother’s wedding band in his widow’s hand, alongside a Luna Moth.
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Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: the author’s brother’s middle son, sleeping.
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Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: the author’s brother’s eldest son, 5 years old, signing the guestbook at his father’s funeral.
Image courtesy of the author; left, author’s brother with his wife and their eldest son; top right, author’s brother and wife with their middle son, expected by the author’s brother to be their last child; bottom right, author’s brother’s wife and her late husband’s baby girl.
Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: pallbearers carrying the author’s brother’s body to his final burial plot.
Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: the author’s brother’s casket.
Image courtesy of the author. Pictured: The author’s late brother’s wife and children with Santa.

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Jessica is a published author who has ghostwritten two novels. She’s now a homeschooling, work-from-home mom of 3 who is trying to achieve a balance.

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Jessica Elkins

Jessica Elkins

Jessica is a published author who has ghostwritten two novels. She’s now a homeschooling, work-from-home mom of 3 who is trying to achieve a balance.

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