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12-05-1932

Lindbergh kidnap baby found dead - case now a murder investigation

After an anxious two months, 12 ransom notes and $50,000 being handed over, the accidental discovery of the body was extremely shocking. A truck worker had stopped to relieve himself a few miles from the Lindbergh home and found the crushed head and decomposed body of baby Charles.

The Coroners examination revealed he’d been dead for two months. It is probable that the night the baby disappeared was the night that the baby died... Read the full Lindbergh Kidnapping Crime File