Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Charles Linderbergh Kidnapping : Was It A Hoax ?

Please read a fascinating inside story on Charles Linderbergh, and what may have been a simulated crime scene to claim abduction.

From the comments section:

One of their later children gave an interesting interview where he said when he was in the sixth grade he read in his history class about the "Lindbergh kidnapping". This was the first time he had heard he'd had a brother who had died before he was born, much less anything about the kidnapping. He went home after school and confronted his mother, who told him that he did have an an older brother and who was kidnapped and had died. Also the belief at the time was that they had faked the kidnapping and had killed the child themselves because the child had a clubbed foot and they were a very strange family who liked Hitler and didn't like physical imperfections.

Read more:

Hunt: The child's disappearance was one of the most sensational news stories of the 20th century