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4x5 NEG. Child killer/rapist George Lettrich Jr. '50
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4x5 NEG. Child killer/rapist George Lettrich Jr. '50 

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Offering an original 4x5 negative of child molester and killer George Lettrich Jr. walking law officials through events leading up to his rape and murder of little Roberta Rinearson, August 12, 1950. He is showing authorities his father's car which he used to give Roberta a ride (Lettrich Sr is the old man in the sweater to the right).LETTRICH CASE CHRONOLOGYDecember 17, 1948 Ten-year-old Roberta Rinearson leaves her home in Brookfield, Illinois to take a bus to attend a movie in nearby LaGrange.December 18, 1948 - The child s body is found in a ditch near Elmhurst. She has been raped and strangled.December 22, 1948 - Herlindo Perez Arias, a thirty-one-year-old mental patient, confesses to Dr. William H. Haines, director of the Behavior Clinic of Cook County, but Haines, in deference to doctor-patient confidentiality, says nothing.December 30, 1948 - Arias commits suicide, but Haines maintains his silence.July 27, 1950 - Two girls, a ten-year-old from Cicero, and a twelve-year-old from Berwyn, report that they have been sexually molested by a man in a forest preserve near Lyons.August 10, 1950 - Thirty-six-year-old George Lettrich, Jr. is arrested while sitting on a park bench waiting for a bus at the western edge of Chicago.August 11, 1950 - Lettrich signs a written statement confessing to the crimes against the two girls who had reported being sexually molested the previous month.August 13, 1950 - Lettrich signs a written statement confessing to the murder of Roberta Rinearson.August 13, 1950 - Authorities take Lettrich to the Rinearson crime scene where he re-enacts the crime before some 150 spectators, including reporters, photographers, and police officers.


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