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01-12-1957

Charlie Starkweather, teenage spree killer, begins killing

James Dean wannabe, killer without a cause, Charlie Starkweather, just 19, kills a service station attendant. Robert Colvert, 21, had refused Charlie credit to buy a stuffed toy for his girlfriend the previous day. Charlie returned, stole a hundred dollars, and shot him twice with a shotgun. He then spent the proceeds with his girlfriend and while they had money, no one else would die... Read the full Charlie Starkweather Crime File