A Break in the Investigation?

The police and the feds are at odds in Atlanta

It seemed in part the news Atlanta had been waiting for. In a statement that brought banner headlines and modest hope to the city's residents and their green-ribboned sympathizers around the country, FBI Director William Webster announced that four of the 23 murders of Atlanta children committed since mid-1979 had been "substantially solved." Webster said that these slayings were not related to the twelve to 16 believed to have been committed by one mass murderer. But, in the case of four, he said: "We're satisfied we know the cause and the...

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