Diane Downs: Hungry Like the Wolf

10:48 p.m., May 19, 1983, Springfield, Oregon: a red Nissan sports car pulled into the McKenzie-Willamette Hospital ER. A young woman rushed out of the driver side, shouting for help: “Someone killed my kids!”

Inside were three children, two girls and a boy, covered in blood.

They had been shot multiple times at close range; 7-year-old Cheryl was already dead. The two other…

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