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The Murder of Dr. Thomas Bouchard

The Murder of Dr. Thomas Bouchard

Update: 2024-02-06


In 2019, renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Bouchard went missing after a trip to Las Vegas. Police quickly discovered that he was not a missing person but rather the victim of a gruesome homicide. 

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  2. Dr. Thomas Burchard LinkedIn

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