Today in True Crime History: September 16

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1968 — Carol Jenkins, 20, is murdered in Martinsville, Indiana. The town was a “sundown town,” and she was selling encyclopedias door-to-door. While working, two white men began to follow her and shout obscenities. She received minimal help from police and went on her way to meet her co-workers. Later, two men attacked her. Her father requested the FBI investigate, but the local police refused to allow this. Kenneth…

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