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Boon
01-10-2012, 10:33 PM
Saw the movie on TV last night about the author of In Cold Blood. If I remember correctly, one of the killers in the story was from the KC area. Seems he had a couple of kids. Does anyone know what happened to them? Did they stay in the area, Etc.

chasedude
01-10-2012, 10:37 PM
Phillip Seymour Hoffman is one very talented actor. He did an amazing job playing Capote.

...as for your other questions, I have no idea.

notorious
01-10-2012, 11:15 PM
I just refinished the wood floor in the actual house in "In Cold Blood" located in Holcomb. Kind of cool to work on a house with history.


Sorry, no blood stains, no ghosts, etc.

Buehler445
01-10-2012, 11:22 PM
If I remember right, that happened in the 70s.

notorious
01-10-2012, 11:32 PM
59'.

I would post some pics of the house, but I don't want to piss of the owner. She's an awesome old lady, but fairly protective of the history of the house.

All that I can say is that it looks like any other house I've worked on, but the drive up to it is creepy.

Fritz88
01-10-2012, 11:33 PM
Didn't they both get hanged?
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Mojo Jojo
01-11-2012, 12:01 AM
He went to school in Olathe and had 3 sons. And yes they both hanged. The gallows are on display at the Kansas Historical Museum.

BigOlChiefsfan
01-11-2012, 01:05 AM
I grew up in Olathe - in the 60's the fellow who fixed the 'cats paw' shoes that helped convict them was still fixing shoes and sniffing shoe-repair glue just off the old downtown square. You couldn't get your shoes fixed in his shop without hearing how he caught those no good murderers. Hey, who could argue? Plus, a good lesson to stay away from sniffing glue. A timely reminder.

FWIW, I watch 'In Cold Blood' now and then just to see the 2 seconds of old downtown Olathe.

JJ Maloney, a heckuva crime reporter for the KC Star and a murderer who spent a lot of time in prison in Jeff City before he got released to one of the editors for the Star gig - always said that the prison grapevine indicated that the Klutter murders were over jealousy. The two murderers had been 'jailhouse boyfriends' and when one was trying to boink the Klutter daughter the other went a little crazy, killed her and then killed the others.

http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/notorious_murders/family/clutter/8.html

http://www.pitch.com/kansascity/sinner-and-saint/Content?oid=2159101

If you grew up here in the 70s and 80s, you may have read some of JJ's stuff in the local paper and the 'alt press'. His book 'I speak for the Dead' about the River Quay mob war is worth tracking down.

http://www.amazon.com/I-Speak-Dead-J-Maloney/dp/0441358829

Boon
01-12-2012, 07:09 PM
59'.

I would post some pics of the house, but I don't want to piss of the owner. She's an awesome old lady, but fairly protective of the history of the house.

All that I can say is that it looks like any other house I've worked on, but the drive up to it is creepy.

Never went down the driveway, but parked on the east end looking towards the yard/house and it is indeed creepy.

crispystl420
01-12-2012, 07:13 PM
I just refinished the wood floor in the actual house in "In Cold Blood" located in Holcomb. Kind of cool to work on a house with history.


Sorry, no blood stains, no ghosts, etc.

Fuck that!