Murder Mystery: Scandalous Arkansas Trials

(top photo) Detectives John Hutchinson (left) and Al Dawson escort Orsini to jail.   Like juicy gossip, trials titillate and fascinate, often proving that fact, if not stranger than fiction, is at least weirder. Arkansas has had its fair share. Photography courtesy of Central Arkansas Library System Archives   [dropcap]On[/dropcap] the morning of Sept. 26,…