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This is the most notorious crime in New Jersey history

Many notorious crimes have been committed in the Garden State throughout history, but according to a report from a major website, this is the most notorious in New Jersey history.

It stands to reason that the first notorious New Jersey crime that comes to mind is something that happened near where you lived in the Garden State at the time. And over the years, unfortunately, horrific crimes have been committed in every corner of New Jersey.

When was the most notorious crime in New Jersey committed?

The crime described in this article as the most notorious in New Jersey occurred in 1971.

Some of the crimes that have occurred in our state are too gruesome to even consider, but there are many of them, including the heartbreaking stories of Sarah Stern, Stephanie Parze, and the Kologi family. And, of course, there is the Lindbergh baby.

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Each of these crimes and many others have deeply shocked New Jerseyans, but according to 24/7 Tempo, the most notorious crime in New Jersey occurred in 1971.

This was voted the most notorious crime in New Jersey

They have declared the John List murders the most notorious crime in New Jersey history. And the details of these murders are horrifying.

According to the article, List lost his job as an accountant and instead of telling them the news he was so ashamed of, he murdered his family. List killed his wife and three children, as well as his mother. The murders occurred in Westfield.

List remained undetected for nearly 20 years, but was eventually arrested after his photo was shown on the show “America's Most Wanted.” List died in prison in 2008.

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