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15-09-1928

Witness tells police of grisly child killings by Gordon Northcott

Sanford Clark reveals to police that his employer Gordon Northcott and Gordon’s mother had forced him to cut up and bury the corpses of children that Gordon kidnapped. Some were either hacked to death instantly or slowly tortured on the Californian ranch. The discovery of a headless corpse in February and the subsequent disappearance of boys suggested that they had not only a serial killer, but a child killer. With Sanford’s statement, the police went to arrest the mother and son child killers... Read the Wineville Chicken Murders Crime File