• Born date: 1981-01-03
  • Born in: Fairfax, California
  • Death date: 1993-10-01
  • Death in: Petaluma, California
Murder of Polly Klaas

Polly Hannah Klaas (January 3, 1981 – October 1, 1993) was an American murder victim whose case gained national attention. At the age of twelve, she was kidnapped at knife point from her mother's home during a slumber party in Petaluma, California, on October 1, 1993. She was later strangled. Richard Allen Davis was convicted of her murder in 1996 and sentenced to death.