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April 16th, 1984

1984 Home Invasion, Sexual Assault, Murder: In the early hours of April 17, 1984 Andrea Young crawled to her neighbors house for help. They found her bleeding from several stab wounds around her face and arms. She died later at the hospital but was able to tell police an unknown attacker broke into her house and attempted to rape her. Investigators found evidence of a break-in, robbery, and struggle.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-12-29/news/8802280217_1_shoe-prints-new-trial-testimony

New Trial Set In Elmhurst Rape, Murder

A new trial has been scheduled for a man whose murder conviction was reversed because of the testimony of a controversial expert who claimed she could identify a person through wear patterns on...


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