Oakland County Child Killer



Unexplained Michigan Mysteries: Strange but True Tales from the Michigan UnknownGary BarfknechtAmazon
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, A: The Search for a Child KillerTommy McIntyreAmazon


Dark Minds: The Babysitter Killer (Episode 1x03)

The Oakland County Child Killer kidnapped and murdered at least four children in 1976 and 1977. The four confirmed victims were held from four to nineteen days before being killed and dumped around the Michigan metropolitan area.

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Possible Break in Oakland County Child Killer Case

on July 31st, 2012 in Unsubs by | No Comments

Earlier this month, a prosecutor in Michigan announced that DNA testing by the FBI has determined that a hair found on two of the victims of the Oakland County Child Killer, came from the same person. The two victims in question are 12-year-old Mark Stebbins and 11-year-old Timothy King. Oakland…

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Photos from Oakland County Child Killer Suspect’s Suicide Scene

on January 12th, 2012 in Forensics, Unsubs by | 2 Comments

Yesterday, I reported on developments in the Oakland County Child Killer case. One of the developments was that the family of one of the victims has released photos from the suicide of suspect Christopher Busch. Now we have the photos. Several of them have portions blackened out. I assume that…

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Developments in the Oakland County Child Killer Case

on January 11th, 2012 in Unsubs by | No Comments

In 1976 and 1977, four children were kidnapped and murdered in the Detroit, Michigan area. The children were each held captive for four to nineteen days, and then their bodies were deposited around Oakland County. One of the suspects in the killings is Chris Busch. He was questioned in the…

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Victims of the Oakland County Child Killer

on January 11th, 2010 in Unsubs, Victimology by | No Comments

The unsub known as the Oakland County Child Killer killed at least four children in the second half of the 1970’s. Mark Stebbins Mark, 12, was abducted on February 15, 1976. His body was found four days later in a snowbank inside a parking lot. He had been strangled and…

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