Today in True Crime History: October 1

Pop Culture Crime
1 min readOct 1, 2020
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1569 — Queen Elizabeth I has the Duke of Norfolk arrested for conspiring to marry Mary Queen of Scots.

1993 — Polly Klaas, 12, is murdered, and her case attracts a significant amount of attention. She was kidnapped from her mom’s home in Petaluma, California, during a slumber party. In 1996, Richard Allen Davis was convicted of her murder. He was sentenced to death. Her father, Marc Klaas, went on to establish KlaasKids Foundation.

2017 — O. J. Simpson is released from prison after spending nine years behind bars for armed robbery and kidnapping. His original sentence was 33 years.

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