All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘1957 murder’

1957 Murder: Jack McCullough Appeals Murder Sentence

It was one of the oldest unsolved crimes in history to go to trial, and now there is an appeal. In 2012, Jack McCullough was sentenced to life in prison for the 1957 abduction and slaying of Maria Ridulph, a seven-year-old schoolgirl. McCullough allegedly abducted Ridulph from a northern Illinois street, then choked her and stabbed her to death. But …

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1957 Murder Charge Appealed, Called “Emotion Based”

A 1957 murder charge has been appealed by a former police officer who was sentenced to life in prison, due to what his family says was an “emotion based” trial. 74-year old Jack Daniel McCullough was convicted in 2012 of the 1957 kidnapping and murder of 7-year old Maria Ridulph, even though there was no physical evidence to tie him …

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