The Cruel Murder of Dorothy Schneider

How one man's dream helped solve the 1928 abduction and murder of a little girl from Michigan

Heather Monroe
13 min readOct 20, 2021

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The Herald-PressSaint Joseph, Michigan17 Jan 1928, Tue • Page 1

It was Thursday, January 12, 1928, and Mable Schneider peered out of her window, expecting to see her little girl. Dorothy usually skipped up the front walk of their home at 559 Lorens Street in Mount Morris, Michigan, just in time for lunch.

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Heather Monroe

Welcome readers! Heather Monroe is a genealogist and writer who resides in California with her partner and their nine children. •True Crime• History• Memoir•