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THE MYSTERY OF LESLIE ARNOLD: PART THREE

Five decades after escaping prison, the Omaha boy who killed his parents in 1958 remains a wanted man

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Martin Schmitz, the current owner of the Arnold home, and Woody Dillman, a former neighbor of the Arnold family, look through crime scene photos from the 1958 murders.

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Jim Child

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Opal and Bill Arnold with younger son, Jimmy, date unknown.

Geoff Britton

Geoff Britton

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Geoff Britton's desk in California.

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The age progression of Leslie Arnold: from left, his 1958 booking photo; his arrival at the penitentiary in 1959; and FBI projections of what he might have looked like in the 1990s and, lastly, in 2010.

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Henry is a general assignment reporter, but his specialty is deep dives into state issues and public policy. He's also into the numbers behind a story, yet to meet a spreadsheet he didn't like. Follow him on Twitter @HenryCordes. Phone: 402-444-1130.

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