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DragonKing Dark: The Lindbergh baby kidnapping & murder

Karl Stern's 100 darkest moments in pop culture history series continues.

On March 1, 1932, one of most sensational crimes ever to grip America occurred: the Lindbergh baby kidnapping and murder. 

The son of famous aviator Charles Lindbergh, aged 20 months, disappeared from his crib and was, apparently, held for ransom, which was paid. However, just over two months later, the child's body was discovered in the woods near the home. 

What happened? Why? Who did it? It was America's first truly big true crime story and I examine it all on this week's DragonKing Dark.

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