Who was held responsible for Duluth's most celebrated crime on this day in 1977?

On June 27, 1977, heiress Elizabeth Congdon and her nurse are murdered at Glensheen mansion in Duluth. Whodunnit? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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In a sensational trial, Elizabeth Congdon's son-in-law, Roger Caldwell, was convicted of the murders. New evidence in the case, however, eventually set him free but incriminated his wife Marjorie -- Congdon's adopted daughter -- who was believed to be the mastermind behind the crime.

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