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Judge Joe Peel has Holzapfel murder Judge Chillingworth and wife

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Judge Peel used his criminal connections to hire ‘Lucky’ Holzapfel and ‘Bobby’ Lincoln to murder his boss, as Judge Chillingworth was about to expose Peel for judicial incompetence.

The hit-men marched Chillingworth and his wife, Marjorie, out of their beach house at gunpoint. They fastened nooses around their necks, bound their arms and gagged them.

Forced onto a boat, they were then weighted down with chains to be drowned at sea. Holzapfel said, "Ladies first" and threw in Marjorie...