The Libertyville Murders

On June 6th, 1980, the small town of Libertyville, an exclusive tight-knit suburb of Illinois was sent into turmoil when local businessman, Bruce Rouse and his wife, Darlene were found murdered in their bed.

This sort of thing was extremely unusual for this small, affluent suburb. Most people knew or knew of the Rouse family in the area, they were, on the outside, the perfect American family. Bruce had built a successful business empire and the couple lived in a large ranch style house with an indoor swimming pool and stables, along with their three teenage children, Kurt 20, William…



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