• Short Summary

    A KIDNAPPED AMERICAN SCHOOLBOY, PATRICK DOLAN, WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND NEAR SAO PAULO ON TUESDAY, WAS SHOT IN THE BACK OF THE NECK AS HE STOOD BLINDFOLDED ON THE EDGE OF HIS GRAVE, ACCORDING TO BRAZILIAN POLICE.

  • Description

    A KIDNAPPED AMERICAN SCHOOLBOY, PATRICK DOLAN, WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND NEAR SAO PAULO ON TUESDAY, WAS SHOT IN THE BACK OF THE NECK AS HE STOOD BLINDFOLDED ON THE EDGE OF HIS GRAVE, ACCORDING TO BRAZILIAN POLICE.

    THE YOUTH WAS MURDERED EVEN BEFORE HIS FATHER, WEALTHY AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN RICHARD JOHN DOLAN, HAD CHANCE TO PAY THE 50,000 CRUIZEIRO (GBP5,200 STERLING; $ U.S. 12,480) RANSOM.

    BRAZILIAN POLICE ARE DESCRIBING THIS AS THE MOST SENSELESS CRIME ON THEIR BOOKS. JOSE DANIEL DIAS RESENDE, 24, AND HIS FATHER JOSE DIAS RESENDE, TWO PORTUGUESE FROM MOZAMBIQUE, LURE 18-YEAR-OLD DOLAN TO THEIR FARMHOUSE. AFTER GETTING THE BOY TO WRITE THREE LETTERS WITH DIFFERENT DATES TO HIS FATHER, THEY LED HIM TO A GRAVE THEY HAD DUG BEFOREHAND AND SHOT HIM WITH A WINCHESTER RIFLE.

    A FIRST RANSOM PAYMENT HAD BEEN LEFT IN A GARBAGE CAN AT THE RESENDES' INSTRUCTIONS. THE BOY'S FATHER WAS STILL WAITING FOR THEIR INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT HOW TO DELIVER THE SECOND PAYMENT WHEN THE TWO MEN WERE ARRESTED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAZ7F3YAP88Z6NS48JI5XTQMWI
    Media URN:
    VLVAZ7F3YAP88Z6NS48JI5XTQMWI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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