Today in True Crime History: May 5

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1920 — After a robbery at a Massachusetts shoe factory, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are arrested. They would eventually be executed.

1993 — Steve Branch, Michael Moore, and Christopher Byers are reported missing in West Memphis, Arkansas.The three 8-year-olds were found dead the next day.

2007 — Paris Hilton is sentenced to 45 days in jail for violating probation.

2016 — Lonnie Franklin Jr. is convicted on 10 counts of murder. He is sentenced to death. He is known as the Grim Sleeper.