Updated: Jun 28
The discovery of Larry Peyton’s body at a local lovers’ lane in 1960 shocked the residents of Portland. Equally confusing was the unknown whereabouts of Larry’s girlfriend, Beverly Allan. There appeared to be no motive behind the attack, leaving young lovers in the city worried they would be next.
Eight years and three trials later, we’re left with questions. Were the right people put away for the crime? Was this a missed opportunity to have stopped the Zodiac Killer?
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