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Oakland County, Michigan

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The county was founded in 1819 and organized in 1820. It most likely gets its name from the oak trees found in this region by early settlers.

The Oakland County Child Killer (OCCK) is the name given to the perpetrator(s) responsible for the serial killings of at least four children in Oakland County, Michigan, United States, between 1976 and 1977. The victims were held captive before being killed, and forensic DNA testing has indirectly implicated two suspects, one of whom has since died, with the other serving life in prison for offenses against children. A DNA profile created from samples taken from some of the victims' bodies is from the main perpetrator, but does not match the DNA of anyone named in connection with the case; the perpetrator's identity is unknown.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

Auburn Hills | Berkley | Beverly Hills | Bingham Farms | Birmingham | Bloomfield Hills | Clarkston | Clawson | Farmington | Farmington Hills | Fenton (part) | Ferndale | Franklin | Hazel Park | Holly | Huntington Woods | Keego Harbor | Lake Angelus | Lake Orion | Lathrup Village | Leonard | Madison Heights | Milford | Northville (part) | Novi | Oak Park | Orchard Lake Village | Ortonville | Oxford | Pleasant Ridge | Pontiac (County Seat) | Rochester | Rochester Hills | Royal Oak | South Lyon | Southfield | Sylvan Lake | Troy | Walled Lake | Wixom | Wolverine Lake

For a full list of other Townships & Villages, please see Wikipedia.



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Oakland County Child Killer