July 25, 1984 the partially nude body a little girl was found in the woods of Rosedale, Maryland. She had been raped, a stick shoved inside her and then killed. Cause of death was listed as blunt force trauma to the head and strangulation. August 9th of that year a man was arrested and taken in for investigation. After spending a year in prison he was convicted of first degree murder and rape on March 1985 and sentenced to death a month later. The man sentenced was Kirk Noble Bloodsworth a former marine who had been placed by witnesses with the girl...
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