Polly Klaas

Polly loved to sing and act in school productions and she dreamed of pursuing acting when she was older. In 1993, she was 12 years old and living with her mother, Eve, and her younger sister, Annie. Her father, Marc Klaas, and her mother had gotten divorced when Polly was very young, however, she still saw her father regularly.

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The Soham Murders

I’ve been wanting to write about this case for a while. What I write about is generally very sad and tragic, but this one is a little more personal to me because it’s the first murder case that I was ever really properly aware of. Before that I didn’t think much about whether or not the world was a safe place, but seeing the media coverage of this case when I was 8 years old led me to the decision that it is not. There are good people out there, but there are also people who are undoubtedly evil. 

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