Front Cover; Copyright; Table of Contents; Body; Back Matter; Index; Back Cover; Spine.
On February 25, 1957, the nude, badly bruised body of a young boy was found in a cardboard box in trash-strewn woods of north Philadelphia. Posters of the "Boy in the Box" soon dotted the city and police stations nationwide-to no avail. In November 1998 the remains were exhumed for DNA analysis, and the boy was reburied as "America's Unknown Child." The Boy in the Box is the first book to examine America's most famous unsolved case of child murder-one that led to the "Stranger Danger" child safety campaign and a Law & Order episode. Written in a fast-paced style and featuring.
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Children -- Crimes against -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies.
Murder -- Investigation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies.
Murder -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies.
Murder victims -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Identification -- Case studies.
Philadelphia (Pa.). Police Department -- Biography.
Police -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.