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On July 20th, 1971, the body of 24-year-old Rita Curran was found in the bedroom of her Burlington, Vermont, apartment. Her body was discovered by one of her roommates. Rita was a highly regarded teacher at Milton Elementary School, and her murder rocked the community. It caused residents to start locking their doors and to run out and buy extra security measures.
Join Mike and Morf as they discuss the murder of Rita Curran. The police worked on the case for many years with no success. In fact, over 50 years passed before the authorities solved the mystery of Rita Curran's murder. It turned out that a cigarette found at the crime scene in 1971 and logged into evidence was the key. It led the authorities to a man named William DeRoos, who they had questioned on multiple occasions.
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