It was September 1961, cleaning up after a picnic Stan started giving his dad some lip. The women and children were gone and Stan was thought a snot-nosed punk by everyone there. Well, his dad Leo had had enough and hit Stan on the head with the silver hammer he had won for father of the year.
Stan did not survive and there was a moment when all seemed frozen in time. This was clearly murder and had all in shock because Leo was the butcher and had given them all good cuts at discount. There is social need and there is the stomach. Lucky Leo soon felt relieved as Bill got all to agree how Stan died accidentally witnessed by many.
The police had no reason to think of Stan’s demise differently, since everyone told the same story. The insurance paid off quickly and seeing this made his next door neighbor Ralph jealous, so he called a neighborhood meeting of the 27 affluent members who had last seen an alive Stan.
Ralph was slightly agitated as he addressed this gathering. ’I believe in fairness and doin’ what’s right and what Leo did I thought righteous. I’ve gathered you together because I have a need. My daughter Rita is no longer a virgin and smokes devil weed. I need a new porch and well the insurance money from her accidental…’
John interrupted, ’Are you suggesting we kill children we do not like?’ Ralph said, ’What’s the difference between me and Leo,’ ’or between me and Leo said Steve, or between me a Leo said Sam and many others. There was a debate of whether it was wise to get rid of children who did not meet expectations. This debate became mute when Ralph built his new porch.
In the next six months, eleven more children and teenagers died in carefully staged ways. All 27 men realized…