Boy aged 9 missing month after headless body found near Wineville

Boy aged 9 missing month after headless body found near Wineville

In February, the decapitated body of an unidentified teenager shot through the heart was found dumped in a ditch.

Then on this date in 1928, nine-year-old Walter Collins went missing on his way to a movie.

The boy had been kidnapped by Gordon Northcott and his mother. Gordon tied the boy to a bed and tortured him for a week. Gordon’s mother, Sarah, finally dispatched Walter with an axe.

But another two boys, brothers, would go missing before the culprits were found...