GRISLY RAPE, MURDER PROMPTED HOOSIER SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY; HOW DOES IT ACTUALLY WORK?
November 29, 2020
Lauren Cross, Bob Kasarda
Ten-year-old Zachary Snider was smothered with a pillow, strangled, brutally raped and murdered by someone in his neighborhood.
His attacker, Christopher Stevens, was a previously convicted child molester and had been out of jail on probation at the time of the killing, but Snider’s parents had no clue. Neither did the neighbors.
That was July 15, 1993, in the small town of Cloverdale on the outskirts of Indianapolis.
A year later, the well-known Indiana murder case ushered in the creation of the state’s first sex offender registry,