'In Cold Blood' Killers Exhumed, Investigators Hope to Solve 53-Year-Old Cold Case

The bodies of the killers who were the basis of Truman Capote's true-crime book "In Cold Blood" were exhumed today in Kansas, as authorities hope to crack a 53-year-old cold case using DNA. After committing the "In Cold Blood" murders of Herbert Clutter, his wife and two children on Nov. 15, 1959, Perry Smith and Richard Hickock hit the road, hiding out from law enforcement in Mexico and Florida, among other places, according to Capote's book and law enforcement accounts. They were ultimately...Full Story
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