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Crime History: 'Boy in Box' stumps America's detectives

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On this day, Feb. 25, in 1957, a college student in Philadelphia stumbled across the body of a young child, a discovery that attracted national attention and became known as the "Boy in the Box" mystery. The child, estimated to be between 4 and 6 years old, was first found naked and battered in a cardboard J.C. Penney box in an empty lot by a young man checking his muskrat traps. A couple days...

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