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More from his interview about John List

Interview statement on List’s confession to his second wife

A deputy sheriff at the Henrico County Jail was tasked with watching John List after his arrest in 1989. Realizing he was overhearing an important conversation between List and his second wife, the young officer took notes and later related what he heard to investigators from New Jersey. This is the transcript of his statement to those investigators, which has never been publicly released before. (Document provided to NJ Advance Media by Westfield Police)

FBI memo of List’s criminal profile

An “Airtel” message sent Dec. 20, 1971 from the Newark FBI Field Office to the FBI director, detailing all that was known about the mass murderer. (Document provided to NJ Advance Media by the FBI)

Police memo on discovery of List family murders, Dec. 7, 1971

A detective details how officers discovered the bodies of the List family and investigated the scene that night in 1971, including finding the confession letter in the office of John List, the father and accountant who murdered his whole family and disappeared. (Document provided to NJ Advance Media by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office)

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