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  • Writer's pictureSarah Turney

Jacob Landin

Updated: Jun 8, 2021

Jacob Landin lost his life at 9 months old after a traumatic blow to his head in 1987 in Socorro, New Mexico. The adult caring for him confessed and was arrested but when investigators reviewed the case decades later, they were unable to locate these documents or proceed with charges.

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Jacob's family has asked for his story to be shared in hopes of pressuring authorities to proceed with criminal charges. Please take a moment to share a piece of media on your favorite social media platform.

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You can also support Jacob's brother, Eric by listening to his amazing podcast, True Consequences where he outlines Jacob's story in 3 episodes.


Resources used in this episode:

Turney, Sarah. “Interview with Eric Carter-Landin.” 30 Dec. 2020.

True Consequences Podcast Episodes about Jacob Landin:

United States, New Mexico State Police, Criminal Investigations Section, and Thomas E. Christian. Jacob Landin , pp. 1–158.


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