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Earl “Frank” Goff, 36, was shot and killed in his parent's home. According to reports, police believe that Goff's two brothers goaded him to visiting the home before shooting him as he walked through the door. No one has been charged in the crime. View Listing »
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Farmhand James Charles Huff, Jr., a farm hand, died from severe head injuries he sustained while working on the property of Lindsey Edgar “Ed” and Jean Huelsenbeck. The Huelsenbeck’s son, Michael Huelsenbeck, reported that he found Huff, Jr.'s unconscious body in the barn. According to the sheriff, it appears that Huff, Jr. had received multiple injuries over the course of days. View Listing »
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David Richard Berkowitz, the Son of Sam Serial Killer, lived at this location and terrorized his downstairs neighbor Craig Glassman, a nursing student and volunteer deputy sheriff. In 1977, Glassman began receiving threatening letters. On August 6, 1977, Berkowitz filled a bucket with gunpowder and set it on fire outside of Glassman's door. A couple of days later, police showed up to the apartment looking for Berkowitz due to a traffic ticket that tied him to a crime scene. When police investiga… View Listing »
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As summarized on Wikipedia: Ira Samuel Einhorn (May 15, 1940 – April 3, 2020), known as "The Unicorn Killer", was an American convicted murderer and environmental activist. He was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend, Holly Maddux. On September 9, 1977, Maddux disappeared following a trip to collect her belongings from the apartment she and Einhorn had shared in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Eighteen months later, police found her partially mummified body in a trunk in Einhorn's closet. After… View Listing »
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At approximately 3:30 p.m. on December 3, 1977, Birchard Sprick was found deceased in the front bedroom of 7108 N Ivanhoe Street when a neighbor came to his house to ask for a ride to work. Birchard, a 52-year-old white man, was divorced and had been living alone at the time of his death. An autopsy revealed that Mr. Sprick had died due to multiple stab wounds. View Listing »
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In 1977, 20-year-old Deborah Polinsky was stabbed to death in her home. Her case remains unsolved. View Listing »
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A mining heiress and her night nurse are murdered in a Lake Superior mansion - her adopted daughter's husband is convicted of the crime and the adopted daughter is charged with conspiracy, but she was acquitted and her husband's conviction thrown out. View Listing »
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The building where two of the victims of serial killer Montie Rissell lived. During the early morning of April 8, 1977 Rissell took a steak knife from his family's apartment and sat on a grassy area between his apartment at 437 N. Armistead St. and 5400 Morgan St. Aletha B. Byrd drove in the parking lot of her apartment building. 5445 N. Morgan St., and Rissell followed her into the building elevator. When the elevator door closed, Rissell flashed the knife and told Byrd, "This is a stick-up." T… View Listing »
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One of the victims of serial killer Montie Rissell lived here. Rissell lived in a nearby building at 487 North Armistead St. Sometime in April 1977, Gladys Bradley was accosted in an elevator by Rissell, and forced to drive to the parking lot of the John Adams School off Rayburn Avenue. Rissell walked her to nearby wooded area where he raped her twice and drowned her in a creek. View Listing »
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Diana Lynn Day stabbed to death her husband, Charles. View Listing »
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4 Rub parlors shut down after fatal bombing || Joann "Sasha" Scott, a young masseuse at the Gemini Spa, was killed after opening a gift with an explosive. device. The bomb destroyed the entire 2nd floor and sprayed glass and window frames onto Christmas shoppers. View Listing »
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