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Happy Earth Day! Here's the story of the co-founder who killed then composted his girlfriend
VA Viper ^ | 04/22/2016 | HarpyGoddess

Posted on 04/22/2016 10:37:46 AM PDT by harpygoddess

Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the "composted" body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk.

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Nicknamed the Unicorn Killer because his last name means "one horn" in German, Ira Einhorn (wiki) jumped bail and evaded arrest for 23 years, but eventually the "she went to the neighborhood co-op to buy some tofu and sprouts and never returned" story fell apart.
1 posted on 04/22/2016 10:37:46 AM PDT by harpygoddess
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To: harpygoddess

A leftist tyrant by any other name.


2 posted on 04/22/2016 10:40:33 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: harpygoddess

Earth Day, aka Lenin’s birthday.


3 posted on 04/22/2016 10:41:50 AM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: harpygoddess

Evil has evil roots.


4 posted on 04/22/2016 10:46:14 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: harpygoddess

I remember stories about that guy on the old “America’s Most Wanted” TV show.


5 posted on 04/22/2016 10:50:13 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: harpygoddess

A cover to celebrate their god’s, Lenin, birthday.


6 posted on 04/22/2016 10:50:39 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: harpygoddess

A non-greenie would have just burned the body.


7 posted on 04/22/2016 10:52:46 AM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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… and the smell from the apartment that the neighbors had repeatedly complained about.


8 posted on 04/22/2016 10:53:14 AM PDT by Slyfox (When someone tells it like it is, is it the truth?)
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To: harpygoddess

Thanks for posting. Everyone should be aware of this story.


9 posted on 04/22/2016 10:58:10 AM PDT by Rollee
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To: harpygoddess

I remember this story - didn’t recall the Earth Day connection. Possibly the worst part of all is that Einhorn was able to jump bail and evade punishment for 23 years. WTF?!


10 posted on 04/22/2016 11:06:51 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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i believe it is in Al Gore’s directive to be composted as well. It may have already begun.


11 posted on 04/22/2016 11:09:10 AM PDT by Yaelle (Tinkerbelle glittering up the runway for Trump Force One!)
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To: harpygoddess
Ira Samuel Einhorn (born May 15, 1940), known as "the Unicorn Killer", is an American environmental activist convicted of the murder of his ex-girlfriend Holly Maddux. On September 9, 1977, Maddux disappeared following a trip to collect her things from the apartment that she and Einhorn had shared in Philadelphia. Eighteen months later, police found Maddux's partially mummified body in a trunk in his closet. It had been packed with Styrofoam, air fresheners and newspapers.[1]

After his arrest, Einhorn fled the country and spent 23 years in Europe before being extradited to the US. He took the stand in his own defense, claiming his ex-girlfriend had been killed by CIA agents who framed him for the crime because he knew too much about the agency's paranormal military research. He was convicted and is currently serving a life sentence.[1]

His moniker, "the Unicorn," came from his name, Einhorn — unicorn in German.

12 posted on 04/22/2016 11:11:11 AM PDT by pabianice (LINE)
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Short listed for Sanders running mate.


13 posted on 04/22/2016 11:16:59 AM PDT by Peter ODonnell (This is where the road divides in the woods, Bernie (start walkin buddy))
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To: harpygoddess

Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the “composted” body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk.

When his girlfriend of five years, Helen “Holly” Maddux, moved to New York and broke up with him, Einhorn threatened that he would throw her left-behind personal belongings onto the street if she didn’t come back to pick them up.

And so on Sept. 9, 1977, Maddux went back to the apartment that she and Einhorn had shared in Philadelphia to collect her things, and was never seen again. When Philadelphia police questioned Einhorn about her mysterious disappearance several weeks later, he claimed that she had gone out to the neighborhood co-op to buy some tofu and sprouts and never returned.

It wasn’t until 18 months later that investigators searched Einhorn’s apartment after one of his neighbors complained that a reddish-brown, foul-smelling liquid was leaking from the ceiling directly below Einhorn’s bedroom closet. Inside the closet, police found Maddux’s beaten and partially mummified body stuffed into a trunk that had also been packed with Styrofoam, air fresheners and newspapers.

After his arrest, Einhorn jumped bail and spent decades evading authorities by hiding out in Ireland, Sweden, the United Kingdom and France. After 23 years, he was finally extradited to the United States from France and put on trial. Taking the stand in his own defense, Einhorn claimed that his ex-girlfriend had been killed by CIA agents who framed him for the crime because he knew too much about the agency’s paranormal military research. He was convicted of murdering Maddux and is currently serving a life sentence.

Understandably, Earth Day’s organizers have distanced themselves from his name, citing Gaylord Nelson, an environmental activist and former Wisconsin governor and U.S. senator who died in 2005, as Earth Day’s official founder and organizer. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Sen. Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day in the spring of 1970 as a way to bring national awareness to the fact that, at the time, there were no legal or regulatory mechanisms in place to protect the environment. About 20 million participants at various Earth Day events across the U.S. made Earth Day a success, and in December of 1970, Congress authorized the creation of a new federal agency to tackle environmental issues — the EPA.


14 posted on 04/22/2016 12:41:19 PM PDT by Moltke (Reasoning with a liberal is like watering a rock in the hope to grow a building)
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