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Macon Murder Trial To Be Featured on Television

Fifty-five years after Chester Burge was charged with killing his wife and sodomizing his chauffeur, his murder trial is the subject of a TV show.

CHESTER BURGE'S 1960 MURDER TRIAL WILL BE FEATURED ON NEW TV CABLE SHOW

Macon City Councilman Rick Hutto's book, Peculiar Tribe of People: Murder and Madness in the Heart of Georgia, will be featured nationally, Tuesday, December 8th on the Investigation Discovery channel.

Hutto's book is an intriguing story about the Macon murder of Mary Burge, who was found strangled in her bed in her Shirley Hills home.  Chester Burge, was believed to be behind his wife's strangulation, even though he was recovering in the hospital at the time.  During the investigation, Macon detectives encounter a world of hooded Klan members and blue blood Yankees where the truth truly is stranger than fiction.  The 1960's high profile murder case of Chester Burge along with Hutto's book will be the focus of a TV series, "A Crime to Remember" on the Investigation Discovery Network. 

Be sure to tune in to the Investigation Discovery channel, December 8th @ 10pm!

posted 05/01/2017 in Uncategorized
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