Polly Klaas - January 3, 1981 – October 1, 1993  the age of twelve, she was kidnapped at knife point from her mother's home during a slumber party in Petaluma, California, She was later strangled. Richard Allen Davis was convicted of her murder in 1996 and sentenced to death. Such a sad, sad story.

Polly Klaas - January 3, 1981 – October 1, 1993 the age of twelve, she was kidnapped at knife point from her mother's home during a slumber party in Petaluma, California, She was later strangled. Richard Allen Davis was convicted of her murder in 1996 and sentenced to death. Such a sad, sad story.

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Richard Allen "Rick" Davis is an American convicted murderer, whose criminal record fueled support for passage of California's "Three strikes law" for repeat offenders. He is currently on death row in Adjustment Center at San Quentin State Prison, California. He was convicted in 1996 of first-degree murder and four special circumstances (robbery, burglary, kidnapping, and a lewd act on a child) of 12-year-old Polly Klaas. Klaas was abducted October 1, 1993, from her Petaluma, California…

Richard Allen "Rick" Davis is an American convicted murderer, whose criminal record fueled support for passage of California's "Three strikes law" for repeat offenders. He is currently on death row in Adjustment Center at San Quentin State Prison, California. He was convicted in 1996 of first-degree murder and four special circumstances (robbery, burglary, kidnapping, and a lewd act on a child) of 12-year-old Polly Klaas. Klaas was abducted October 1, 1993, from her Petaluma, California…

TO SHOCK OR INFORM- Shortly after being convicted by a Northern California jury of murdering 12-year-old Polly Klaas, Richard Allen Davis stood up, turned to press-pool photographers and held up both of his middle fingers...many editors asserted that the Mercury News merely wanted to shock its readers and sell newspapers.

DOES IT SHOCK OR INFORM?

TO SHOCK OR INFORM- Shortly after being convicted by a Northern California jury of murdering 12-year-old Polly Klaas, Richard Allen Davis stood up, turned to press-pool photographers and held up both of his middle fingers...many editors asserted that the Mercury News merely wanted to shock its readers and sell newspapers.

**FILE** In this Dec. 7, 1993 file photo,  Richard Allen Davis appears with his public defender, Bruce Kinnison, in Sonoma County Municipal Court in Santa Rosa, Calif.  More than 15 years after Davis confessed to kidnapping and killing 12-year-old Polly Klaas, the state's high court  will hear his appeal on Tuesday, March 3. 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,pool) Photo: Paul Sakuma, AP

Death sentence upheld for Polly Klaas' killer

**FILE** In this Dec. 7, 1993 file photo, Richard Allen Davis appears with his public defender, Bruce Kinnison, in Sonoma County Municipal Court in Santa Rosa, Calif. More than 15 years after Davis confessed to kidnapping and killing 12-year-old Polly Klaas, the state's high court will hear his appeal on Tuesday, March 3. 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma,pool) Photo: Paul Sakuma, AP

Dead at such a young age....Polly Klass abducted from her own bedroom and killed in 1993 by Richard Allen Davis

Dead at such a young age....Polly Klass abducted from her own bedroom and killed in 1993 by Richard Allen Davis

On October 1, 1993, Richard Allen Davis kidnapped Polly Klass, 12, from her bedroom at knifepoint during a slumber party. He was stopped by police that night, but they were unaware of his crime and released him. It is believed he strangled Polly later that night and buried her. He was arrested in November 30 for violation of parole and then connected with the kidnapping and murder of Polly. He led them to her body 4 days later. He was found guilty and sentenced to death.

On October 1, 1993, Richard Allen Davis kidnapped Polly Klass, 12, from her bedroom at knifepoint during a slumber party. He was stopped by police that night, but they were unaware of his crime and released him. It is believed he strangled Polly later that night and buried her. He was arrested in November 30 for violation of parole and then connected with the kidnapping and murder of Polly. He led them to her body 4 days later. He was found guilty and sentenced to death.

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Letter written to a pen pal by Richard Allen Davis killer of Polly Klaas.

Letter written to a pen pal by Richard Allen Davis killer of Polly Klaas.

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