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the two made a highly unusual pact loeb, who was gay, agreed to participate in leopolds eccentric sexual practices in return for leopolds cooperation with his criminal endeavors. (november 19, 1904 august 29, 1971) and richard albert loeb (lob june 11, 1905 january 28, 1936), usually referred to collectively as leopold and loeb, were two wealthy students at the university of chicago who in may 1924 kidnapped and murdered 14-year-old bobby franks in chicago, illinois, united states. loeb was homosexual and leopold had sex with loeb as part of a hero worship thing, so make of that what you will. Though leopold dated and had sex with women before prison and married one once he got out, he did this merely because it was the thing to do, and would help disguise his actual sexuality. And richard loeb kidnapped and murdered a 13-year-old chicago boy, america was riveted to the thrill kill crime committed by two 18-year-old intellectuals. Leopold and loeb the perfect crime will be on display at the chicago historical society through sept. Loeb (june 11, 1905 january 28, 1936), more commonly known as leopold and loeb, were two wealthy teenage students who murdered 14-year-old bobby franks in 1924. Their crime was notable in being largely motivated by an apparent need to prove the duos belief that their high intellects made them capable of. leopold and loeb thought that the culvert would keep the body hidden until it had been reduced to a skeleton. However, on that dark night, leopold and loeb didnt realize that they had placed franks body with the feet sticking out of the drainage pipe. The following morning, the body was discovered and quickly identified. Nathan leopold (1904 1971) was born in chicago to a wealthy immigrant family and was a child prodigy who reportedly scored an intelligence quotient of 210. Rope tells the tale of erudite, brash, academic man brandon (john dall) and his room-mate the more timid pianist philip (farley granger), who plot and.