“Tony slipped on the ice, taking Hall with him. If one of the two hadn't fallen, Hall would have been killed right there.”
"A common misconception is that we’re searching for the bullet. We don’t care about the bullet."
The details of her demise, revealed at the 1966 trial, defy belief. Here, a peek at the lives of the participants in the murder of Sylvia Likens 50 years later.
“We take security very seriously," says Jay Ricker of Anderson-based Ricker Oil Co.
"I was introduced to an Outlaws biker once when I was buying meth. The guy pulled out a .44 black powder pistol that was almost a foot long and set it on the table to intimidate me."
"I feel like we are doing this by ourselves and fighting a losing battle," says Rev. Charles Harrison.
Marion County's jail intake facility wrestles with arresting charges of sexual misconduct.
Co-author Bettie Cadou was a longtime reporter for The Indianapolis News and taught journalism at Butler University and IUPUI. After her death in 2002, she was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Brian D. Smith is a former IM senior editor.