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The Case of Bert Stevens, the terrible murderer

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Fictional case.


In the Sherlock Holmes stories

Untold Story

  • Sherlock Holmes mentioned the case of the terrible murderer Bert Stevens who was a mild-mannered, Sunday-school young man. Holmes gave this example of a criminal that could mislead a jury by his appearance. (NORW, 313)


You remember that terrible murderer, Bert Stevens, who wanted us to get him off in '87? Was there ever a more mild-mannered, Sunday-school young man?' - Holmes

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