Lexington County, SC. 1985. 17 year old Sharon Faye Smith is kidnapped days before her high school graduation. Days later, 9 year old Debra May Helmick meets the same fate. All the while, phone calls are coming in, taunting the families.
Today, we take a look at the crimes of Larry Gene Bell.
“Midlands killer taunted victim's family in phone calls. This TV show tells the story” - The State article by Teddy Kulmala. May 24, 2018 - https://www.thestate.com/news/local/crime/article211827999.html
United States Court of Appeals,Fourth Circuit - Bell v. Evatt No. 94-4016. Decided December 18, 1995 - https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-4th-circuit/1307072.html
“THE GENESIS OF A MURDERER” - The Herald article by Andrew Dys - October 20, 2007 - https://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/andrew-dys/article12194075.html
“Aiken Standard article appearing in ID channel show about local murders” - Aiken Standard article by Lindsey Hodges - May 23, 2018 - https://www.aikenstandard.com/news/aiken-standard-article-appearing-in-id-channel-show-about-local/article_c765b3b2-5ec4-11e8-9586-17f6ec2835d7.html
ID’s Murder Calls (Season 3, Episode 6) - “The Devil’s Voice”
Forensic Files (Season 7, Episode 42) - “Last Will”