This Triple Slaying Rocked a Peaceful State Park—And Sent a Man to Prison for Over 50 Years

Starved Rock State Park, located about 100 miles from Chicago, is the “#1 attraction in Illinois,” according to its website. The history section on that same site delves into the tragic legend behind the park’s unusual name, but doesn’t mention a more recent event that brought it far more notoriety: a 1960 triple…

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