What happened to Laurie Dann?
Status: Committed suicide by shooting herself in the mouth the same day May 20, 1988, Laurie Dann 30 went on a rampage that ended with two dead, A little boy, Nicholas Corwin 8 and herself by suicide. The rampage happened in Winnetka, an affluent suburb of Chicago, resulting in an uproar over gun control and higher security in schools.
Who is Laurie Wasserman Dann?
Laurie Wasserman Dann (c. 1958 - 20 May 1988) was an American murderer. Dann grew up in Glencoe, an affluent northern suburb of Chicago. She was the daughter of accountant Norman and Edith Wasserman.
How has the Laurie Dann shooting affected New Trier schools?
Officer Perez, police liaison for New Trier, believes that this shooting, along with others, has had an effect on schools today and what safety measures are being taken. For example, Hubbard Woods Elementary now has only one way to get into the school, which many schools adopted after the Laurie Dann shooting.
How are Sheri Lynn Taylor and Laurie Dann similar?
To the Illinois police, there were blood-chilling similarities between Sheri Lynn Taylor and Laurie Dann, the babysitter who killed one eight-year-old and wounded five other children at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School last month. Like Dann, the 34-year-old Taylor made threatening calls to her former husband.