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This snippet is the culmination of the story of the Toolbox Killers — the heart wrenching moment when they finally kidnap their first victim. The victim would end up being their first in a handful of murders at their hands.
Publish Date: Dec 29, 2020
This snippet is the culmination of the story of the Toolbox Killers — the heart-wrenching moment when they finally kidnap their first victim. The victim would end up being their first in a handful of murders at their hands.
the van had its advantages. There were no side windows to worry about, Andre. There was a large sliding door on the passenger side. If their intended victims spurned the offer of a ride, bit occur recent, they could pull up real close and not have to open the doors all the way to snatch someone from the sidewalk. Larry named the Van Murder Mac from February to June 1979. Political and Norris cruised up and down the Pacific Coast Highway. They stopped at beaches, flirted with girls and often took their photos, nor is later estimated that I picked up 20 prospects without harming one on. His estimate may have been low. Detectives later counted some 500 photos off smiling young women among bit occurs belongings. Most were never identified. They were test runs, Norris later explained. The rape and murder could wait until they found the perfect isolated spot to take their victims. Sometime in late April, cruising aimlessly, the hunters found a remote fire road in the San Gabriel Mountains. Overlook, England. Dora, a padlocked gate, barred accents but bit bigger, smashed the lock with a crowbar they were in and had found that perfect murder paradise. Now all they needed was a girl. They found her in the 24th of June 1979. Which girl would later tell police that the day started innocently enough? He spent a night in murder Mac parked outside the trailer Broin Norris shared with his mother. They spent the morning working on a bed bitter had constructed in the back of the van. The bed was mounted on the frame with space beneath it to conceal a body. But about 11 a.m. They began probably bit bigger, described it as a nice Sunday to cruise around the beach area, drinking bear smoking grass and flirting with the girls. We had no set routine. They made their rounds driving north and hitting all the stops between Redondo Beach on Santa Monica, keeping an eye out for female Hitchhikers. Sometimes they park the van and scout a stretch of sand on foot. It was five PM back in Redondo Beach when they found a likely target. She took them both completely by surprise vertical and nor is later quarreled over who was first to notice 16 year old Cindy Schaefer. Each man accused the other off pointing her out and suggesting that she be the first contestant in their game. Ironically, she was not at the beach or wearing a swimsuit. In fact, Schaefer was walking back to her grandmother's house. After a Christian youth meeting at ST Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Murder, Mac pulled alongside the Norris, offered her a ride, favorite, declined and ignore the van as it trailed behind her. Then the van surged ahead and swung into a driveway. Motor idling. Notice met her on the sidewalk, smiling, repeating his offer. As Schafer brushed past him, Roy grabbed her and violently forced her into the van. The sliding door work perfectly muffling her cries for help as bit bigger, cranked up the radios volume, nor is grappled with Shaffer and then sealed her lips with duct tape. He also bound her wrists and ankles. One shoe was left behind on the sidewalk. His murder. Mac sped away