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This is amazing and I wanted to share it with everyone. Its one of the great things that happen when you have a blog like this one. Back in March, I posted a story from the October, 1930 issue of True Detective Mysteries that I titled, “The Baby Snatcher.” It was the story about an incident in 1924 where an older, middle-aged Philadelphia woman, Mary De Marco, fooled her Italian husband into thinking she was pregnant, and then kidnapped a baby to make good on her lie. The baby she kidnapped was Corrine Modell. Detectives were able to track down the woman with the help of a street-wise prostitute who sincerely wanted to help and did so without accepting the combined reward of $3,000.
Well, that baby is now 90, and we were contacted by her daughter. Five years ago, for mother’s day, one of her children contacted a local TV station who did a story on the case.
Here’s the video
Read more about this interesting story here: http://www.historicalcrimedetective.com/the-baby-snatcher-1924/
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