ABC Evening News for
Friday, Jul 22, 1977


Headline: Murders / Connecticut / Illinois

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(Studio) 2 mass murders are discovered, 1 in Park Ridge, 11, and other near Waterbury, Connecticut.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Prospect, Connecticut) Report on Connecticut case;house burns, 9 bodies found, but police say it's murder. Found dead are Cheryl Beaudoin, her 7 children and visiting cousin; Fred Beaudoin was at work. [Neighbor Janice BLAKE - says children were nice.] Police investigation centers on 4 relatives of Fred Beaudoin's.
REPORTER: James Walker

(Park Ridge, Illinois) Report on assassination of 4 men in elevator of office building in Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Police have no information with regard to motive or killers, but say it's probably professional job. Such killings have been seen in Chicago since days of Al Capone. Details noted. (Audio difficulty.)
REPORTER: Hugh Hill

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Program Time:05:48:30 pm - 05:50:50 pm. Duration: 02:20
Reporters:Hill, Hugh; Walker, James; Walters, Barbara
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Record Number:49626