Netflix Docu Series Inspires Baltimore PD to Create New Form For Reporting Sex Offense Tips

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A documentary series on Netflix has captivated the country once more.

In the same way Making a Murderer inspired petitions to pardon Steven Avery,  The Keepers has now inspired the Baltimore Police Department to create an online form to report sex offenses related to the case chronicled by the streaming service, according to Fox 5 WBFF.

First, let WBFF explain what The Keepers is all about:

The Netflix original documentary series, which premiered Friday, explores the cold case murder of Baltimore nun and teacher Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik. Cesnik was reported missing on Nov. 7, 1969 and her decomposing body was found in Lansdowne on Jan. 3, 1970. A former student at Archbishop Keough High School came forward in the 1990s claiming that she had confided in Cesnik, her teacher, about being sexually abused by a priest shortly before her disappearance.

Now, be advised that the body of a priest in question was exhumed and DNA testing from the original crime scene didn’t lead to a match. Today, BDP unveiled the submission page, saying, “We have been contacted by victims from the past who want to report the sex offenses that occurred to them. The murder investigation related to this Netflix series was handled by the Baltimore County Police Department.”

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