1957 Illinois Cold Case Goes to Trial

Former Washington state police officer Jack McCullough, 72, is accused of slaying Maria Ridulph, 7.
3:00 | 09/11/12

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It's one of the oldest cold cases in the nation and this week it is finally going to trial five decades. After the crime. New evidence allowed officials in Illinois -- charged Jack McCullough. With abducting and murdering Maria -- off in December of 1957. She was seven he was seventeen at the time and live near her home. McCullough is now 71 it was a police officer in Washington State. Respondents on a few months after she disappeared and the case drew national attention with president Dwight Eisenhower asking to be kept up today.

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