Former pastor charged in 1975 murder of Gretchen Harrington, 8, who was walking to church

Posted on AllSides July 25th, 2023
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Nearly 50 years after an 8-year-old girl was abducted on her way to Bible camp, a former Pennsylvania pastor has been charged with kidnapping and murdering the child, officials said Monday. David Zandstra, 83, has been charged with criminal homicide, first, second and third degree murder, kidnapping of a minor and possession of an instrument of crime in the 1975 murder case of Gretchen Harrington, the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office announced in a news release. “The murder of Gretchen Harrington has haunted members of law enforcement since that terrible...

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