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What did the 1958 prime suspects say about the day of the murders?

Summaries of 1958 interviews with top suspects in the Izard case

1958 suspect interview summaries

Investigation Day 2 — 1958 investigators spoke to the people who were considered the most‑likely suspects in the Izard murders and disappearances.

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What do the YCSD notes from the days of the murders show?

Do the investigators' case notes give us insights we haven't gotten elsewhere?

Investigators' notes – April 11, 1958

Investigation Day 2 — 1958 investigators on the Izard homicide case documented their efforts to track down potential witnesses and suspects on the day of the murders.

Do they include insights we haven't seen in official transcripts and other case documents?

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In 1958, the Izard tragedy made the national news

News on the March covers the Izard case

News on the March newsreel

Investigation Day 2 — "News on the March" covers the Izard murders and the children's disappearance in 1958.

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Where was the Bowlan Glove Factory boss in all of this?

Harold Bowlan

Harold Bowlan interview

Harold Bowlan biography
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Investigation Day 2 — Harold Bowlan and his family left town just before the layoffs were announced.

Was he expecting trouble? Did that trouble land on the Izard family when the Bowlans couldn't be found?

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Did the canvass of the Izards' neighbors turn up any new info?

What do the Izards' neighbors know?

1958 County Road 106 canvass

Investigation Day 1 — In 1958, investigators spoke to all of the County Road 106 residents, and later summarized those conversations as well as the results of their attempts to corroborate what the neighbors said.

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