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Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Suspect In 1957 Child Murder Says He Has ‘Ironclad’ Alibi

The Seattle man charged with the murder of a 7-year-old girl more than half a century ago says he didn’t do it, and he has an ironclad alibi.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Suspect In 1957 Sycamore Murder Charged As Fugitive

A Seattle man arrested in the 1957 killing of a girl in Sycamore has been charged with being a fugitive, as authorities attempt to have him returned to Illinois to face murder charges.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Accused Killer In 1957 Child Murder Held On $3M Bail

Jack Daniel McCullough was charged last week in Illinois with murdering 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, who was abducted while playing with a friend near her home in Sycamore, about 50 miles west of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

Murder suspect Jack Daniel McCullough, left; victim Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police; Chicago Sun-Times)

Breakthrough In Sycamore Child-Murder Case Was Long Time Coming

The 71-year-old Seattle man charged in Maria Ridulph’s death did not make a scheduled court appearance Saturday; the judge suggested health issues were to blame.

07/02/2011

Maria Ridulph, 7, was abducted and murdered in 1957. (Courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

DeKalb Prosecutor Announces Break In ’57 Child Murder Case

Maria Ridulph was abducted and slain more than 50 years ago in Sycamore, Ill. Now authorities say a man is in custody in Washington state and awaits extradition to Illinois.

07/01/2011

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