The dirty affair took place in California in 1976. And after 46 years behind bars, Frederick Newhall Woods could soon be free, despite protests from the victims’ families.
This is some of the breaking news in the United States. In 1976, three men in their 20s came up with an evil plan inspired by the film dirty harry what should enable them raise no less than five million dollars thanks to a gigantic ransom. The hostages? They kidnapped the 26 children and the driver of a school bus beforehand buried alive in a buried truck in a quarry. For this crime, the three accomplices were sentenced to life imprisonment, only that prisoners are released in the end, especially when they were put behind bars at such a young age. In 2012, one of the men was paroled and three years later, in 2015, it was his brother who was released from prison. Frederick Newhall Woods is still imprisoned. in the county of San Louis Obispo, and this since 1977.
According to CNN, April 18 ise Defendant’s parole motion may finally be right as it has been accepted for the first time by a judicial commission. However, the decision must be approved by the governor before it is official, but Frederick Newhall Woods was never closer to freedom. Which provokes the wrath of his victims, who endured a real hell at the hands of the three men. On July 15, 1976, the Chowchilla school children’s bus was returning from a swimming trip when it fell into the hands of criminals in the middle of the afternoon. After forcing all of the children, ages 5 to 14, to evacuate the bus, the trio takes them in two vans and drives them to their destination for 11 hours. Then they are all crammed into a truck buried in a quarryin Livermore, Central California.
The last kidnapper still in prison is 70 years old
The children and the driver remain buried in the truck more than 16 hours in the dark without water or food, living through real ordeal. Two hostages, a 14-year-old boy and the driver, eventually manage to dig long enough to escape while their captors sleep. This enabled them to alert the authorities who rescued the victims and go in search of the three kidnappers. More than 45 years later, news has spread of the possible release of the last of the three criminals, aged 70 makes some victims react. Darla Neal, 10 years old when she was kidnapped, told CNN that her extreme fear prevented her from leading a normal life. “Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed that I have to leave work. I tell myself that I should get this all over with and handle the situation. But no, I’m here, completely lost.”.
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