NBC Evening News for Monday, May 11, 1981
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REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Atlanta, Georgia) Atlanta's child murders examined. Ages of victims Aaron Jackson, Junior, Lubie (Chuck) Geter, Timothy Hill and Patrick Baltazar recalled. Films shown. [City OFFICIALS - lament situation.] Authorities' inability to solve cases discussed. [Dist. attorney Lewis SLATON - outlines his theory.] Joseph Bell's murder recalled. [Restaurant owner Richard HARP - recalls Bell's cautiousness.] Bell's relationship with Hill &victim Michael (Mickey) McIntosh described; Hill noted last seen with local man called "Uncle Tom." Issue of homosexuality as possibly relating to murders considered. [HARP - recalls seeing McIntosh with group.] [Public safety cmsr. Lee BROWN - notes lack of motive and suspects.] Possible link between press coverage and sites where victims have been discovered examined; police dissatisfaction with investigation noted. [BROWN - says they will solve cases.] [SLATON - acknowledges that there's a better chance of catching killer if murders continue.]
REPORTER: James Polk
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