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Casefile True Crime

Case 64: Peter Weinberger

Casefile True Crime
Released on Oct 28, 2017


I’m sorry this had to happen but I am in bad need of money and couldn’t get it any other way. Don’t tell anyone or go to the police about this because I am watching you closely. I am scared stiff and will kill the baby at your first wrong move.

Just put $2000 in small bills in a brown envelope and place it next to the signpost at the corner of Albemarle Road and Park Avenue at exactly 10 o’clock tomorrow morning. If everything goes smooth I will bring the baby back and leave him on the same corner safe and happy at exactly 12 noon.

No excuses, I can’t wait!

Signed, Your babysitter.”



Researched and written by Milly Raso



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The Weinberger Kidnapping – Getty Images

The History of the Village of Westbury

Chicago Tribune Newspaper Archives

  • July 11, 1956 

  • August 25, 1956  



Weinberger Kidnapping – FBI

Detective Leads Probe in Long Island’s Kidnapping of the Century – Newsday

Mark of a Murderer – Esquire

A Lifetime in a Month ­– Mark Gribben

FBI Hunt the Man in Grey – The Argus  

Weinberger Baby Kidnapper, Wife Collapse on Hearing Death Verdict – Desert Sun

Kidnapped Baby Given Quiet Family Funeral – The Canberra Times

Former Detective Edward F. Curran Dies at 91 – Newsday



People v La Marca (1958) – Court of Appeals of the State of New York



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