This summer on the MinneCulture Podcast, it’s all about Minnesota history.
The plain, uninteresting Mary Fridley Price. Not the sort of girl anyone would notice—except now she’d gone and leapt over a cliff to save her poor dog. The dull—and very dead girl—was suddenly front-page headlines. No one was supposedly more grief-stricken than her charming husband Frederick Price, who found comfort in his wife’s inheritance—and in the arms of his mistress…
Are you suspicious? Mary’s father sure was.
KFAI’s Britt Aamodt shares the story of Minneapolis’ most notorious murder trial of 1916.
Banner image: Jurors stand at the cliff’s edge, above the rocky Mississippi River bank where Mary Fridley Price was killed. Soundcloud image: Frederick Price at his murder trial.
Support for MinneCulture on KFAI comes the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Hennepin History Museum.