A story about a teenage stalker who hides in his victim's homes to prey upon them becomes an urban legend. But, the true life and crimes of Daniel J. LaPlante would be a real-life horror story.
"Witness describes abduction by LaPlante", Paul Langner for The Boston Globe, Oct 21, 1988.
Commonwealth v. Daniel J. LaPlante, Sept 14 - Nov 16, 1993, Middlesex County Superior Court filing.
"A Teen Terrorized a Family by Living in Their Walls", Laura Allan for Ranker.com, June 14, 2019.
"Daniel LaPlante appeals sentence in 1987 murders", The Associated Press, retrieved from Telegram.com-Worcester, Massachusetts, Mar 5, 2019.
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The mysterious murder of Fred William Oesterreich in Los Angeles in 1922 would be revealed years later as one of the strangest and most bizarre true crime cases in California history
A Crime to Remember: Guess Who?, Season 4, Episode 6, The Investigation Discovery Channel
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In 1998, a 14-year-old disappeared from Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. It would be feared she had become a victim of serial killer, Leonard Fraser, but this story would end with a shocking revelation.
60 Minutes Australia - ‘The Girl in the Cupboard’”(2003) - https://youtu.be/os_K-e_qwu8
Crime Investigation Australia - Predator: Leonard John Fraser - https://youtu.be/ueb8xNmxZF8
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