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The Torturing Death of Sylvia Marie Likens


Archives of The Indianapolis Star and the defunct The Indianapolis News.

Dean, John; The Indiana Torture Slaying: Sylvia Liken's Ordeal and Death, Borf Books, Brownsville, KY, 1999.

Johnson, Mendal; Let's Go Play at the Adams.'

Ketchum, Jack; The Girl Next Door; Overlook Connection Press, Woodstock, GA, 1996.

Millett, Kate; The Basement; Simon and Schuster, New York, 1979.

Wheat, Patti; By Sanction of the Victim.

The author thanks Tommy O'Haver for giving an interview.

An American Crime, Internet Movie Database .

Broeske, Pat H., "A Midwest Nightmare, Too Depraved to Ignore," New York Times, January 14, 2007.

McCarthy, Todd, "AnAmericanCrime,"

Morrow, Jennifer, Fangoria, "Ghastly Reviews."

"Cathy Lebowitz interviews Josefina Ayerza."

"Home Of Infamous 1965 Torture Death Demolished." Indiana News. April 23, 2009.

"Jenny Fay Likens Wade." Find A Grave Memorial.

"The Girl Next Door." Internet Movie Database.

"For Sylvia Likens."

"For the film THE GIRL NEXT DOOR."

"Hubbard, Coy." The Indianapolis Star. June 25, 2007.

"John Stephen Blake, Jr." Find A Grave Memorial.

"Lepper, Randy G." The Indianapolis Star. November 14, 2010.

"Sylvia Likens."

"Sylvia Marie Likens."



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