"Dark Highway" author Ann DAngelo stood near where Verna Garr Taylor's body was found on a Kentucky highway in 1936. Her book describes the night of her death, the murder trial of her fiance, former Lt. Gov. Henry Denhardt, and his killing outside the Armstrong Hotel in Shelbyville in 1937. Pablo Alcala palcala@herald-leader.com
"Dark Highway" author Ann DAngelo stood near where Verna Garr Taylor's body was found on a Kentucky highway in 1936. Her book describes the night of her death, the murder trial of her fiance, former Lt. Gov. Henry Denhardt, and his killing outside the Armstrong Hotel in Shelbyville in 1937. Pablo Alcala palcala@herald-leader.com

Politics & Government

December 28, 2016 11:47 AM

A dead widow, a powerful politician and an unsolved Kentucky mystery

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