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Investigating Infanticide in Late 19th Century Northern Mexico

During her research on family, community and law in early 19th century Mexico, Assistant Professor of History Laura Shelton came across an unusual series of infant murders committed more than a century earlier. The cases intrigued her and now Shelton, along with two Franklin & Marshall College Hackman scholars, are investigating the deaths for a research project.