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Nova: ‘Who Killed Lindbergh’s Baby’ airs July 31 at 9 p.m.

In the aftermath of his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh became the most famous human being on earth.

Charlie’s  wife Anne,  gave birth to an adorable baby son, known as Little Lindy or the Eaglet. But on the evening of March 1, 1932, Lucky Lindy’s luck ran out. Bold kidnappers snatched his baby from the family home near Hopewell, N.J.

Negotiations with the kidnappers stretched out for weeks. But Little Charlie never came back. His body was discovered not five miles from Hopewell.

Now, Nova is reopening one of the most intriguing, grisly, and confounding crime mysteries of all time as a team of expert investigators employ state-of-the-art forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Lindbergh’s baby and why.

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