Today in True Crime History: April 10

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1836 — New York City sex worker Helen Jewett is murdered. A man named Richard P. Robinson was acquitted in the case.

1959 — Leonard Shockley, a 17-year-old black teenager, is executed in a gas chamber after a murder. He was the last juvenile executed in the United States.

1984 — Richard Ramirez murders Mei Leung, 9, in San Francisco.

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