The 1678 murder of Justice Godfrey is known as 'England's longest unsolved murder' despite the fact that three men were hanged, drawn and quartered for the crime. These dupes were--as Lee Harvey Oswald is alleged to be--the 'fall guys' for a powerful group of conspirators whose ultimate target was the head to state, the Stuart monarch.
Word Ways: Vol. 30
, Article 19.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol30/iss2/19