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The murder of Sylvia Likens took place in Indianapolis, Indiana...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
The murder of Sylvia Likens took place in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States in October 1965. The 16-year-old Likens was tortured to death by Gertrude Baniszewski, Baniszewski's children, and other young people from their neighborhood. Likens' parents, who were carnival workers, had left her and her sister, Jenny, in the care of the Baniszewski family three months before her death. The Likens' parents were paying Baniszewski $20 a week to care for the sisters.
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Collins' Crypt: (Movies Based On) Paperbacks From Hell

Birth.Movies.Death. - 21 Mar 2018
One of the more eyebrow raising titles in the book is Let's Go Play At The Adams', which sounds like an even more horrifying (read: trashy) account of the terrible Sylvia Likens case - it routinely goes for around a hundred dollars online, but I've had ...
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Revisiting the Murder of Sylvia Likens

93.1 WIBC Indianapolis (blog) - 26 Oct 2017
It was on this day in 1965, the IPD were called to 3850 E. New York Street to find the body of 16 year-old Sylvia Likens. It is considered one of the more notorious crimes in the history of Indianapolis. Dawn Mitchell of the Indy Star gives us some ...
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Looking Back On Indiana's Most Infamous Crime, 50 Years Later

Indianapolis Monthly - 21 Oct 2015
On October 26, 1965, police found Sylvia Likens's emaciated corpse—covered with more than 150 wounds ranging from burns to cuts—sprawled on a filthy mattress in the Indianapolis home of 37-year-old Gertrude Baniszewski, mother of seven and the ...
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11 bästa skräckfilmerna – baserade på sanna historier

Café - 12 Mar 2018
8. The Girl Next Door (2007). Filmen är en omgörning av boken med samma namn från 1989, som baseras på tortyren och mordet av Sylvia Likens i Indianapolis, USA, 1965. Sylvias föräldrar arbetade på en karneval och betalade en kvinna vid namn Gertrude ...
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When Sylvia Likens was killed, part of our childhoods died, too

Indianapolis Star - 25 Oct 2015
Editor's note: Fifty years ago Monday, Oct. 26, Indianapolis police were called to a home on East New York Street where they found the mutilated body of 16-year-old Sylvia Likens. Her parents had left her in the care of a woman who, along with two of ...
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The Hoosierist: Local Horror Films

Indianapolis Monthly - 19 Oct 2017
Indiana slasher flicks, a cricket park, and what it's like to drive a combine. Ask The Hooserist. October 2017Sam Stall0 Comments. Q: I'm having a horror-themed Halloween movie party. Are there any Indiana-based films or TV shows I can include? A: For ...
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Sylvia Likens' missing sister found in California

Indianapolis Star - 25 May 2015
The older sister of Sylvia Likens, a 16-year-old Indianapolis girl who was tortured and murdered in 1965, was found Sunday after going missing for two weeks, authorities said. Dianna Bedwell, 67, was found in serious condition in a vehicle stranded ...
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Archives: Sylvia Likens' older sister vanishes in California

Indianapolis Star - 13 May 2015
In a twist in the story of Sylvia Likens, the older sister of the 16-year-old who was tortured and murdered in 1965 has vanished in California. Police are searching for Dianna Bedwell, 67, and her husband, Cecil Knutson, 79, of Anaheim, Calif. They ...
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Notorious crimes in Indianapolis-area history

Indianapolis Star - 09 Jun 2017
Sylvia Likens: Burned, branded and tortured to death. It has been the most enduring nightmare in Indianapolis true crime history — the Oct. 26, 1965, torture-murder of 16-year-old Sylvia Likens. 1965 file photos of Sylvia Likens. (Photo: HANDOUT PHOTO ...
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Sylvia Likens Revisited

Southside Times - 26 May 2016
The Sylvia Likens murder haunts me. It has for years. The 1965 carnage of a young girl in the inner city of Indianapolis continues to swirl in this writer's brain as to how something like this could ever happen. In today's times it appears to happen ...
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SMILE Patrol

Folio Weekly - 21 Feb 2018
memes paradoxically belong to everybody and to nobody at the same time,” noted Sylvia N. Mosiany in a 2015 article for Odyssey Online. And because of their immediacy—and the ease with which they can be produced—there is a perception of simplicity ...
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School district fires aide upon learning of secret past

USA TODAY - 24 Oct 2012
John Dean, now known as Natty Bumppo, covered the killing for the Indianapolis Star and later wrote a book, "The Indiana Torture Slaying: Sylvia Likens' Ordeal and Death." "This is a case that won't die," Bumppo said. Most people with direct ...
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Kate Millett, 'high priestess' of second-wave feminism, dies at 82

Washington Post - 07 Sep 2017
Kate Millett, a feminist writer and artist who gave the women's liberation movement its intellectual cornerstone with the 1970 tract “Sexual Politics,” and whose later works laid bare the subjugation of gay men and lesbians, the mentally ill, the ...
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'An American Crime' Is a Journey into the Depths of Human Cruelty

PanAm Post - 28 Sep 2015
In 1965, Gertrude Baniszewski, along with her daughter, son, and two neighborhood children, tortured 16-year-old Sylvia Likens to death. The case raises many of these same questions, as those in the community who did not actively participate in her ...

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