Solving Lubbock’s Greatest Murder Mystery

Chuck Lanehart and Alan Burton uncover the background, crime and police investigation into Texas Tech’s most infamous murder. The new book,”Fatal Exam” is available at Lubbock’s Barnes & Noble in the South Plains Mall and via Amazon.

On Dec. 4, 1967, university employee – Sarah Alice Morgan was killed by Benjamin Lach, a Texas Tech student. The gruesome murder occurred in Tech’s Science Building, a day before the annual Carol of Lights.

Most chilling, the aftermath and trial that led to a short time in jail for a brutal murderer. Ultimately, Lach served 15 years of a 40 year sentence and is still alive to this day.

Explore more about Chuck Lanehart’s fourth book at the Lubbock Avalanche Journal.

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