Arrest in Girl's Murder Highlights Sex Offender Myth

It was a horrible crime against a young child that made headlines around the world: A seven-year-old girl named Somer Thompson vanished while walking home from school one day in October 2009. Her parents suspected the worst--partly because of high-profile news stories about other missing kids. Indeed, only a few years earlier in the same [...]

March 26, 2010
5:33 PM EDT


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