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Michelle Wilson2 - Irufa/ Slaying Of Boxford Girl .eaves Af f...
Irufa/ Slaying Of Boxford Girl .eaves Af f ermaf h Of Shock, Horror [BOXFORD, Mass. (AP) -lie (laying of Michelle Wilson ivo months ago is a legacy of Inanswered questions, tenuous [lues and an after shock of horror. The 13-year-old junior high Ichool student was reported nisslng by her distraught moth- fcr late Saturday afternoon, Nov. Z2. Less than a day later, her battered and sexually molested body was discovered on a lonely · Michelle, her parents, Mr. ·and Mrs. David Wilson, and her ·brothers, Michael. 8. and David, ·4, had moved to their attractive ·Baldpate 'Road home only six Iweelts before from Brunswick, Maine. She was a shy girl and had few friends among her class- is [mates at Masconomet Junior High School, but one of these new found friends was probably the next to last person to see Michelle alive. The last person was the killer who battered her neck with a rock, strangled her and left her body to the elements. As dusk settled across the little northern Massachusetts town, Michelle's mother-found the girl's blue bicycle about 500 yards from home. Sunday morning, the minister of the Congregational Church appealed to his flock to help find MichcllgWilson. "What better way is there to worship and show love for God than to help look for this missing little .girl?" he asked from the puplit, and men of the church moved quickly to join search parties. But it was a passing motorist, who a few minutes later found Michelle's body. Pitifully few things are known of her killer and her last minutes on earth. She probably met her killer sometime between 4:38 p.m., when a motprist on Bald Pate Road did not see her bicycle, and 4.45 p.m., when the bicycle j\vi noticed. Fingerprints not belonging to Michelle were found on the bicy cle. They were sent to the Fed eral Bureau of. Investigation in Washington and , a report is awaited. Cars--a white colored one possibly of foreign make--and i dark colored one were bbservec in the area before the killing. Two policemen, each from different department, ihvesti gating the crime, do not agree on many theories. Boxford Police Chief Dougla A. Warren thinks that Michelle Wilson's killer Uves around the area. Det.' Francis O'Connor of the districty attorney's staff think the killer is a stranger and no familiar with the town's road and wooded areas.

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  1. Fitchburg Sentinel,
  2. 22 Jan 1970, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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