Inquisitive Gideon students investiga...

Inquisitive Gideon students investigate cold murder case

There are 103 comments on the Daily Dunklin Democrat story from May 23, 2007, titled Inquisitive Gideon students investigate cold murder case. In it, Daily Dunklin Democrat reports that:

“We really got excited about it because we actually got to talk to someone who was connected to the victim and knew a lot about the case.”

Eighth graders in Denise Yount's classroom at Gideon recently met with and interviewed Wanda Ross of Allenville, Mo., the niece of Bonnie Huffman, a 20-year-old school teacher who was murdered in 1954. via Daily Dunklin Democrat

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Rod

Arlington, TN

#2 Aug 11, 2007
I grew up in Delta. I heard many stories about the Bonnie Huffman murder and who might have done it.

“Minicoopergal here”

Since: Jul 07

Cameron Mo

#3 Aug 12, 2007
I grew up in the Bootheel and I dont remember this story, of course it was in the 50s but I have never heard my parents talk about it either... and they have been there forever
Mom went there

Burlington, IA

#7 Sep 6, 2007
Tell me a little more about this time, I have a Mom and Dad both of which went to the school during this time. My mom is dead but dad is still alive.
Gary Huffman KC MO 64119

Kansas City, KS

#8 Sep 13, 2007
Rod wrote:
I grew up in Delta. I heard many stories about the Bonnie Huffman murder and who might have done it.
Can you go to the police and tell them what you have heard, who might have done it

Gary Huffamn
Huffman Relative

Saint Louis, MO

#12 Jun 1, 2008
Rod wrote:
I grew up in Delta. I heard many stories about the Bonnie Huffman murder and who might have done it.
Who was the most likely suspect? The boyfriend or a relative?
What about

Columbia, MO

#13 Jun 2, 2008
Unsolved murders? What wbout Terry and Donnie? you never hear anything about them
WASNT ME FOR GOD SAKES

Axtell, NE

#14 Jun 10, 2008
all i can say is i didnt do it even though some may think i did ill give DNA or whatever
Dee

United States

#15 Oct 3, 2008
WASNT ME FOR GOD SAKES wrote:
all i can say is i didnt do it even though some may think i did ill give DNA or whatever
who are you?
Friend

United States

#16 Oct 12, 2008
I thought this thread was about the Huffman murder of 1954 that occured in Delta, Missouri. Does anyone have any clue or heard anything about who killed her?
Friend

United States

#17 Oct 12, 2008
What about wrote:
Unsolved murders? What wbout Terry and Donnie? you never hear anything about them
WHO????
news

Saint Louis, MO

#18 Dec 31, 2008
Any more comments or rumors about Bonnie's murder?
stayin64

United States

#19 Apr 6, 2009
there were 3 cabins on the diverson chanel behind seabaughs store i found when we lived there
i peaked in there was dust on everthing butyou could tell thay had left in hurry bones left always wondered if killer left there in hurry or was killer with them was a little kid at timeweard table set dishes full of bones and scrapes bad feeling there
abc

United States

#20 Apr 6, 2009
earl eakins ivis waddle
I Spy

Kansas City, KS

#21 Apr 7, 2009
Friend wrote:
I thought this thread was about the Huffman murder of 1954 that occured in Delta, Missouri. Does anyone have any clue or heard anything about who killed her?
I have heard compelling evidence that Gary Huffman did it. He confessed to a friend.
relative of bonnie

United States

#22 Apr 8, 2009
I Spy wrote:
<quoted text>
I have heard compelling evidence that Gary Huffman did it. He confessed to a friend.
Please elaborate on who this Gary Huffman is. Never heard this theory before. Thank you,
huffman cousin

Fenton, MO

#23 Jun 30, 2009
abc wrote:
earl eakins ivis waddle
what about eakins? Is he the one who found her body the Monday after she disappeared?????
huffman cousin

Fenton, MO

#24 Jun 30, 2009
minicoopergal wrote:
I grew up in the Bootheel and I dont remember this story, of course it was in the 50s but I have never heard my parents talk about it either... and they have been there forever
It is the oldest cold murder case in the state.
noone special

Arnold, MO

#25 Sep 5, 2009
I WAS NOT BORN WHEN THIS HAPPENED BUT I HAVE LISTENED TO MY FATHER TELL THE STORY SINCE I WAS A KID ABOUT HOW OLD DOC IN ALLENVILLE BACK THEN WAS WOKE UP BY EARL EAKINS AND A HIGHWAY PATROLMAN AND TAKEN TO A HOUSE BACK BEHIND WHAT USED TO BE LEMMONS STORE IN THE HILLS AND SHE WAS THERE AND ALTHOUGH SHE WASNT DEAD WHEN HE GOT THERE SHE DIED THAT NIGHT AND HE WAS TOLD IF HE TOLD ANYONE THEY WOULD GET HIM AND HE WAS FRIENDS WITH MY GRANDFATHER WHO IS LONG PAST DEAD NOW, THE DOC HOUSE MYSTERIOUSLY BURNED DOWN WITH HIM IN IT WHEN THE INVESTIGATION STARTED HEATING UP AND HE HAD TOLD MY GRANDFATHER WHAT HE HAD SEEN AND THAT HE WAS WAS AFRAID AND AFTER THE DOC DIED MY GRANDFATHER WARNED ALL HIS KIDS TO STAY AWAY FROM THOSE MEN AND KEEP THEIR MOUTHS SHUT MY FATHER WAS ABOUT 10 YRS OLD THEN. HIS DAD DIED A FEW YEARS LATER OF A HEARTATTACK AND HE SAID THEY DIDNT SAY ANYTHING AS THEY WERE AFRAID THAT WITH HIGHWAY PATROL INVOLVED THEY COULDNT TRUST ANYONE.
Clue

United States

#26 Sep 7, 2009
It was Colonel Mustard in the library with the candlestick.
Dear diary

Edenton, NC

#27 Sep 7, 2009
The plane, Boss, the plane..............

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