T. Eugene Thompson Dies; Convicted In Notorious Murder CaseT. Eugene Thompson — the lawyer convicted in one of Minnesota's most notorious murder cases ever — has died. He was 88.
Cold Case: T. Eugene ThompsonIn 1963, it was called the "murder of the century" in Minnesota. In St. Paul, an intruder attacked a well-liked housewife and mother named Carol Thompson. A jury convicted her husband, T. Eugene, of hiring the killer.