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82. MYSTERY: Who is the Boy in the Box? (TRIGGER WARNING)

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Witches, Magic, Murder, & Mystery
Duration: 25:54
TRIGGER WARNING: child abuse
This one is right up there with Sylvia Likens in terms of how much we hate it, but the fact that it’s been nearly 70 years since a young boy died in Philadelphia and people are still trying to do the right thing for him made us want to cover this one anyway.
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TRIGGER WARNING: child abuse
This one is right up there with Sylvia Likens in terms of how much we hate it, but the fact that it’s been nearly 70 years since a young boy died in Philadelphia and people are still trying to do the right thing for him made us want to cover this one anyway.
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Sources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boy_in_the_Box_(Philadelphia)
https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2020/11/11/memorial-services-held-for-boy-in-the-box-decades-after-murder-remains-unsolved-mystery/
https://allthatsinteresting.com/boy-in-the-box
https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2021/04/30/the-boy-in-the-box-ivy-hill-cemetery-unsolved-murder-philadelphia/
https://medium.com/chameleon/the-tragic-story-of-the-unknown-boy-in-the-box-cda52729244a
https://medium.com/the-mystery-box/unsolved-mysteries-who-was-the-boy-in-the-box-172e19dbba85
https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/cold-case-fox-chase-philadelphia-boy/80706/

All Witches, Magic, Murder, & Mystery episodes are a mix of Kara and Megan’s personal thoughts and opinions in response to the information that is publicly available at the time of recording, as well as, in some cases, personal accounts provided by listeners. In regard to these self-reported personal accounts, there can be no assurance that the information provided is 100% accurate.
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