Gordon Collins: The Murder Of Walter Collins

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In 1928 in southern California in the small town of Wineville Gordon Stewart Northcott kidnapped, sexually abused, and murdered at most 20 young boys. The disappearance of a boy by the name of Walter Collins is what brought the case to a close. On March 10th 1928 the nine year old disappeared last being seen by a neighbor in Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles. During this time period Several other boys around Collins ages was reported missing, around the same area. Also, a complain about a man mistreating a boy at his poultry farm had arised, at the time none of these stories connected, but the police will later find out that all the stories are connected. That Gordon Stewart Northcott was raping and killing young boys at his chicken farm in Southern …show more content…
The Captain Jones Leader of the case, believes it is and reunited him with his ¨mother¨ Christine and the investigation was over. Until, a few weeks later when Christine brought the boy back to the police station and claimed that she had proof that this was not her son.¨Captain Jones called her a lunatic and claimed she was trying to get the state to take care of her child and believed she was just trying to embarrass the police department. He threw her into a psychiatric ward in Los Angeles County General Hospital on a “Code 12″ which allowed police to get rid of troublemakers by throwing them into psychiatric hospitals.”("The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders." ). The Investigation was still done, because the police believed Walter Collins had been …show more content…
¨Jessie Clark was worried about her 15 year-old brother since he left two years prior with their uncle, Gordon Stewart Northcott, who was only 21 at the time. Jessie decided to go to Northcott’s ranch in Wineville, California to check on things. In the few days she stayed, she found out her uncle was abusing her brother and was involved in something very strange. Her uncle even attacked her too. ("The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders." ). Stanford claimed to have been abused physically and sexualy by his uncle Gordon Stewart Northcott, and his uncle forced him to watch the rape and murder of Walter Collins. To destroy the evidence he put the bodys in quicklime and buried the

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