Aug. 14, 1938~Jan. 7, 1953
14 yrs. old
Dorothy Schlappig, 14, was a foster child of Louis and Erma Sauber. The family resided at 647 N. Front St. in Reading, Pa. Dorothy attended Northwest Junior High School. On the night of her death she had visited Snyder relatives and was returning home to her foster parents with a bowl of pot-pie when she was attacked in an alley, raped and murdered. Her body was placed into a nearby ash barrel.