An abduction of an innocent six-year-old boy and head was found at Vero Beach. Because ofthis crime, it was known as an all-time mystery. In the year of 1981, a boy by the name of AdamWalsh was at Sears with his mother when she went to look at the lamps and Adam Walsh stayedin the toy department. Minutes later, she could not find her son anywhere. She even call his namethrough the intercom to see if he was still in the store.
However, then a worker from Searsreported that he had kicked several kids out and said one of them was her son. A drifter andarsonist by the name of Ottis Toole has been the prime suspect since he confessed to committingthe crime in 1983. Ottis Toole knew details of the crime that not even the Hollywood policeheadquarters has released to the media.Keyword: Adam Walsh abductionJuly 27, 1981Dozlic 2AbstractAlmanzar, Yolanne. “27 Years Later, Case Is Closed in Slaying of Abducted Child.” TheNew York Times, The New York Times, 16 Dec. 2008, web. November 28, 2017An innocent six-year-old boy was abducted from a mall on July 27, 1981 and two weekslater his head was found 120 miles from the mall at Vero Beach.
Adam’s body was nevertoo been found. After twenty-seven years later, the case is finally closed. The policebelieve that Ottis Toole was the one who killed Adam. He was known as a drifter and aconvicted serial killer who confessed before dying in 1996. Adam’s dad, John Walsh,known as the host in “America’s Most Wanted”, was at the conference with his wife andhis three other children when they announced that the case has been closed.
ChiefChadwick E. Wagner of the Hollywood Police Department said he had wished that thiscase had become closed earlier, but due to failure of evidences, they did not find outanything sooner. Years later, finally, justice was brought to the Walsh’s Family and theycan now have some peace about the death of their son.Keywords: 27 years later, Case is close for Adam WalshJuly 27, 1981Dozlic 3Abstract”Adam Walsh Murder: The Missing Child Who Changed America.” Time, Time,time.com/4437205/Adam-Walsh-murder/. Web. December 7, 2017An innocent six-year-old boy was abducted from a mall on July 27, 1981 and two weekslater his head was found 120 miles from the mall at Vero Beach.
The day Adam Walshwent missing, his mother was browsing around the store while Adam played video gamesa couple of aisles away. When she came back to get her son, he was nowhere to be found.She had gone to customer service and asked a store clerk to call out his name on thesound system, but there was no answer. Later, the police were called and a ground searchwas issued for her missing son, Adam Walsh. After sixteen days of Adam has beenmissing, two anglers found Adam’s head floating in a canal off the Florida turnpike.Because of this crime, that was a turning point in how to deal with crimes againstchildren.Keywords: Adam Walsh Murder changed A