The Brutal Torture and Murder of Sylvia Likens

Episode 1,  May 01, 2021, 01:00 PM

On October 26, 1965, the body of 16-year old Sylvia Likens was found by police on an old mattress with more than 150 gruesome wounds. She was found in the Indiana home of 37-year old Gertrude Baniszewski who was the mastermind behind the torture and murder of Sylvia Likens.

Sources:
Sylvia: The Likens Trial by Forrest Bowman
Indianapolis Monthly Article by Sam Stall  https://www.indianapolismonthly.com/longform/likens-looking-back-indianas-infamous-crime-50-years-later
The Punishment Game- Lavinia Jewel (Kindle Cloud Book)