Why Did Josh Kill Maddie Clifton?

Joshua Phillips (left and center) and Maddie Clifton (right); Source

On November 3rd, 1998, Joshua Phillips murdered his 8-year-old neighbor and hid her body under his bed for seven days. The motive and exactly what happened still remains a mystery.

Is this the story of an accident gone wrong or something more calculated and sinister?

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Malinda Fusco

Malinda Fusco

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