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Lindbergh pays ransom money to ‘Cemetery John’ but no sign of baby

A stock image of a cemetery


The person who claimed to have kidnapped the son of the celebrity couple, the Lindberghs, called himself ‘John’ in the sixth ransom note. He requested a meeting with a representative of the Lindbergh’s in a cemetery, hence his appellation.

‘Cemetery John’ appeared authentic because he supplied what seemed to be the son’s sleeping suit.

The ransom demand had now doubled to $100,000...