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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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La straziante tortura e l'omicidio di Sylvia Likens - 24 Jun 2018
Una storia macabra, straziante che vide vittima una ragazza americana di 16 anni torturata ed uccisa da Gertrude Baniszewski, presso la quale viveva. Ad aiutarla nelle torture vi furono anche alcuni dei suoi sette figli e due ragazzi del vicinato.
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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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Retro Indy: The Murder of Sylvia Likens, as told 50 years ago

Indianapolis Star - 23 Oct 2015
Fifty years ago Monday, Indianapolis police were called to a home on East New York Street where they found the body of a 16-year-old girl. A coroner later counted 150 wounds on the body. The girl was Sylvia Likens. She was the daughter of carnival ...
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Looking Back On Indiana's Most Infamous Crime, 50 Years Later

Indianapolis Monthly - 21 Oct 2015
It was called the most terrible crime ever committed in Indiana, and half a century later, that title still holds. On October 26, 1965, police found Sylvia Likens's emaciated corpse—covered with more than 150 wounds ranging from burns to cuts ...
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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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10 gruesome murder cases you've probably never heard of

INSIDER - 17 Apr 2018
In 1965 police found the emaciated body of 16-year-old Indianapolis resident, Sylvia Likens. She was covered in cigarette burns and sprawled out on a filthy mattress in the home of 37-year-old Gertrude Baniszewski, according to Indianapolis Monthly.
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Gertrude Baniszewski: Η Νο1 δολοφόνος όλων των εποχών

MAXMAG (Σάτιρα) (Δελτίο Τύπου) (Ιστολόγιο) - 30 Jun 2018
AvengingSylvia, άρθρο στους Times στις 27/5/1966, στο The murder of Sylvia Likens και Suitcase of Sorrow, της Linda Grahan Caleca, από τα Library Factfiles στην Intianapolis Star, στο The Torturing Death of Sylvia Marie ...
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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
Bedwell is the older sister of Likens, whose torture and slaying captured the sympathy of the public in the decades after the horrific crime, Bedwell's stepdaughter told The Indianapolis Star. The couple were last seen at the Valley View Casino in ...
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The Hoosierist: Local Horror Films

Indianapolis Monthly - 19 Oct 2017
On the movie front, there's An American Crime, a retelling of the loathsome Sylvia Likens murder that, honestly, sounds like an awful party flick. Happily, the small screen offers better options, including the NBC series Eerie, Indiana, which ran for ...
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The most infamous crime committed in every state

INSIDER - 27 Apr 2018
The murder of Sylvia Likens is known as the "worst crime in Indiana history." Likens was just 16 when she was found dead in the basement of her temporary home. Her carnival-worker parents left Sylvia and her sister in the care of 37-year-old Gertrude ...
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Notorious crimes in Indianapolis-area history

Indianapolis Star - 09 Jun 2017
For weeks, even months, the torture of Sylvia Likens was casual entertainment, something to do in the afternoon before dinner and favorite TV shows. At least a dozen children participated or at least watched, and none felt sufficiently disturbed to ...
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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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Film, La ragazza della porta accanto: Recensione e trailer - 26 Jun 2018
Il film “La ragazza della porta accanto” si basa su una storia realmente accaduta, l'omicidio della sedicenne Sylvia Likens. Il film è un adattamento dell'omonimo romanzo di Jack Ketchum, liberamente ispirato al caso di cronaca nera riguardante le ...

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