Barbara Brott

Barbara Brott, 18, and her roomate Maryann Hicks, 19, both of Grand Rapids, MI, were murdered in 1972. Hicks was separated from her husband and had three children (aged 1, 2 and 3). Maryann and Barbara were last seen on March 10, 1972, leaving the Canopy Bar in Grand Rapids. Their decomposed bodies were found in Muskegon County on July 25, 1972 in a wooded area off a two-track near White Lake Road, in Twin Lake, MI.

We include contemporary newspaper accounts from The Grand Rapids Press and you can click on each image to enlarge it.

The Grand Rapids Press, July 26, 1972, Front page

The Grand Rapids Press, July 27, 1972, Front page

The Grand Rapids Press, July 28, 1972, page 7B

The Grand Rapids Press, Sept 7, 1972, page B1

Investigative Contact:
Muskegon County Sheriff: 213.724.6351

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March 10, 1972/July 25 1972

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