Sometime after midnight on June 10th 1912, 106 years ago, an unknown person or persons entered the home of the Moore family home located at 508 e. 2nd Street in Villisca, Iowa and violently ended the lives of 8 people, Josieh Moore 43, his wife Sarah Moore 39, and their children Herman 11, Katherine 10, Boyd 7, Paul 5 and two neighbor children Lena Stillinger 12 and her sister Ina only 8. The murders soon became known as the Villisca Ax Murders and started what would become the most notorious murders in Iowa history and remains unsolved to this day.
“Villisca Ax Murder House”
Moore Family and the two Stillinger girls
Rev Kelly and his wife
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