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Historical Murders: The 10 Year Old Murderer

May 12, 2018 Season 1 Episode 7
Colored Red
Historical Murders: The 10 Year Old Murderer
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Colored Red
Historical Murders: The 10 Year Old Murderer
May 12, 2018 Season 1 Episode 7
Laura
Anton Woode, a 10 year old boy, murdered his hunting buddy and robbed him. Listen to how his case set the precedent for handling juvenile offenders.
Show Notes
Anton Woode was just 10 years old when he fatally shot his hunting buddy and took his watch and gun. He left his friend bleeding out while on his back in the middle of a prairie. Anton would become the youngest person in the United States at the time to be convicted of murder. Was he a cold hearted killer, or was he the product of an age of child labor and a victim of circumstance?
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