It was not a clever killing. Based on court documents, and interviews with the surviving family members, police records, this is a chilling look at the evil that can lurk just around the corner. Within a week, the four young men were arrested on suspicion of committing one of the most horrific murders in American history.
Blood Echoes: The Infamous Alday Mass Murder and Its Aftermath #ad - Jerry alday and his family were eating Sunday dinner when death burst through the door of their cozy little trailer. Cook’s retelling of this gruesome story; the horrors continued in the courtroom.
Incident at Big Sky: The Inside Story of the Search for Two Savage Killers in MontanaOpen Road Media #ad - But the plan went horribly wrong from the start, and after a deadly firefight with rescuers, the kidnappers vanished into the rugged terrain of the Spanish Peaks. Then came the call about a strange campfire on a slope above the Madison River. In a voice as distinctive and compelling as the Montana landscape, France takes readers on a high-stakes adventure so bizarre and unforgettable it could only be true.
As montana’s summer froze into brutal winter blizzards, SWAT teams, forest rangers, and antiterrorist units searched the backcountry but sighted the mountain men only once. Her friends feared that kari had been attacked by a grizzly bear, but the truth was far scarier: She’d been kidnapped at gunpoint by father-and-son survivalists Don and Dan Nichols.
Incident at Big Sky: The Inside Story of the Search for Two Savage Killers in Montana #ad - Incident at big Sky is an “amazing . . . The resulting showdown made him “perhaps the most famous Western sheriff since Wyatt Earp . . . Sheriff france decided to go into the forest to face the fugitives—alone. The pair had been living in the wilderness off and on for years and hoped to make Kari a “mountain woman” and Dan’s bride.
I Am CainGarrett County Press #ad - The only clue was an illegible message Nancy left behind, written in her own blood. Veteran chicago journalists gera-Lind Kolarik and Wayne Klatt present a chilling investigation into this true story of murder, compulsion and tragedy. It was a crime that shocked the community and baffled the FBI and seven local police departments.
. They explored every prospect -- from IRA assassinations to Mafia hit. Nothing was stolen. There were no leads. But it was a tough illinois policewoman who would track down the killer, exposing a horror that was shockingly close to home. On the night of april 7, 1990, newlyweds Nancy and Richard Langert were brutally shot in the basement of their suburban Chicago home.
"Please ... Don't Kill Me": The True Story of the Milo MurderCrossroad Press #ad - And time was ticking by …In desperation, Maggie Milo turned to Texas private eye Bill Dear. This is the gripping story of the remarkable collaboration between Dear and the police detectives of Akron, that led to eleven convictions, Ohio, an Ohio record. Clues pointed toward Milo's involvement with the Mafia, the drug world, and the gay community.
I don't care who you hire, or what the company has to pay him … so long as he's the best there is. This anguished cry from the wife of murder victim Dean Milo would draw private investigator Bill Dear into one of the most frustrating and ultimately triumphant cases of his career. Dean milo was a phenomenally successful businessman who had built a tiny family business into a $50 million-a-year corporation.
"Please ... Don't Kill Me": The True Story of the Milo Murder #ad - Along the way he had established a lengthy list of enemies that began with his immediate family and stretched throughout the social and business community. A blank telegram form lay nearby. Four months after his death, the investigation remained a confusing collection of non sequiturs. His own family refused to cooperate with the authorities.
His fast-track ride to the top came to a violent halt on August 11, 1980, when Milo was found dead in his luxurious Ohio home, shot twice in the head. It is also a tale of the human weakness, desperation, and overwhelming greed that led to a sudden death.
Bad Moon Rising: The Prom Night Murders MemoirArchway Publishing #ad - He traces the murderer throughout his life, imprisonment, uncovering facts and unknown stories about his cross-country crime spree, and eventual death. Bad moon rising is the gripping true story of one man's quest to uncover the truth fifty years after his brother and his brother’s girlfriend were murdered on prom night.
Two days later, their bodies were discovered near an abandoned strip mine on the outskirts of town. After taking his victims at gunpoint, Marshall Wayne Stauffer raped and strangled fifteen-year-old Debbie and dispatched eighteen-year-old Mike with three shots to the back of his head. In this true crime memoir, illuminate the evil within a murderer, Ed Morrison chronicles his journey nearly fifty years after that fateful night to learn the truth of what happened, and find resolution.
Bad Moon Rising: The Prom Night Murders Memoir #ad - Gathering insight from interviews with former police investigators, attorneys, a survivor of a similar attack, and prison personnel, judges, Morrison exposes the raw emotions that accompanied the senseless killings. Ed morrison's brother, and his spunky girlfriend, Debra Means, Michael, never made it home from the Mascoutah Community High School prom held on May 3, 1969.
The Sadist, the Hitman and the Murder of Jane BasharaExposit Books #ad - To his friends in detroit's affluent suburb of Grosse Pointe, Rotary Club President, he was a married father of two, church usher and soccer dad who organized charity events with his wife, Jane. To his "slaves, " he was "master bob, " a cocaine-snorting slumlord who operated a sex dungeon and had a submissive girlfriend to do his bidding--and he wanted more slaves to serve him.
Big bob" bashara put on a respectable face. But bashara knew he couldn't rule a household of concubines on his income alone. This meticulous account tells the complete story of the crime, the nationally watched investigation and trials, and the lives affected. He eyed his wife's sizable retirement account and formulated a murderous plan.
Beyond All Evil: Two monsters, two mothers, a love that will last foreverHarperElement #ad - Both mothers believed it was important to allow the fathers’ access to their children. But june and giselle have one solitary comfort: they are no longer alone. Tragedy is all that binds them; they were destined to come together as ‘sisters’, united by pain, grief and a sense of loss so immense that it would drive both to the brink of madness.
June’s life with rab thomson had been a dark and turbulent existence, characterised by mental torture, physical violence and rape. On that fateful saturday in may 2008, neither could have conceived that the men they had once loved would do anything to harm their children. Giselle’s relationship with Ashok Kalyanjee had been a strange and distant affair, of lives spent apart before, during and after marriage.
Beyond All Evil: Two monsters, two mothers, a love that will last forever #ad - But both relationships had produced two beautiful children, and the women believed that their misery was in the past. The murders were not driven by rage, or committed in moments of madness. Told in their own words, it is a story of endurance, friendship, with searing honesty of their pain, and guilt, and survival against the odds.
It is not a story for the faint hearted, but it is a story that must be told, for in the end, it is a testament to the human spirit. They were planned, and carried out with chilling precision, to inflict the worst pain imaginable. June and Giselle did not know each other. June thomson and Giselle Ross are inextricably linked by two unspeakable acts of evil.
The Murder of Sheree#ad - But it's also a forensic examination of how the crime would shatter the lives of dozens of people, some of whom had never met six-year-old Sheree Beasley. Wayne miller's newspaper reporting on the case earned him a Walkley Award for excellence in journalism. Miller's writing is as clear, passionate and compelling as ever, and The Murder of Sheree remains one of the finest books of its kind ever published in Australia.
Fully re-edited january 2018brad newsome, Fairfax Media. The murder of sheree is much more than simply a true crime book. With the murder of sheree he went much deeper, his enduring relationship with those most deeply affected by the murder revealing just how much devastation such a crime can cause. At its heart, it's a powerful and compelling account of how one of the most infamous and shocking murders in Australian history came to happen - and how justice came to be done.
Deadly Goals: The True Story of an All-American Football Hero Who Stalked and MurderedDiversion Books #ad - Addicted to steroids and nearly destitute after walking away from a football career with the Cleveland Browns, Pernell set his sights obsessively on Jeannie Butkowski. The gripping true story of a small town football hero and the murder he almost got away with. A star athlete with a winning smile, Pernell Jefferson had no trouble attracting women.
But beneath his immaculate exterior lurked a beast that left nothing but battered women and broken dreams in his path. But police, despite subsequently discovering Jeannie’s charred remains in a small Virginia town, refused to question the man most likely linked to the brutal crime. Deadly goals explores the devastating details of pernell jefferson’s past, the disturbing nature of his crimes, and the impassioned cries for justice from Jeannie’s family at a pace so compelling that True Crime fans won’t be able to set down this must-read from seasoned author Wilt Browning.
Deadly Goals: The True Story of an All-American Football Hero Who Stalked and Murdered #ad - Calling her at every hour of the day, and battering her when she turned her attention toward other men, showing up to her home unannounced, Pernell made Jeannie a prisoner of her own home and her own mind. After jeannie’s sudden disappearance, the Butkowski family and Jeannie’s friends could name the man responsible.
A Different Class of Murder: The Story of Lord LucanApollo #ad - Lord lucan, found guilty of the murder, was only granted a death certificate in 2016. The most minutely researched and brilliantly told account ever' MAIL ON SUNDAY. His wife veronica – last surviving participant in this dark episode – died in September 2017. Sensational. Laura thompson re-examines the truths behind one of post-war Britain's most notorious murders: the bludgeoning to death of nanny Sandra Rivett in a Belgravia basement on 7 November 1974.
In this revised edition, and on the theories surrounding the murder, Laura Thompson sheds new light on the volatile mental state of Veronica Lucan, to which she adds a new, extraordinary and shocking possibility.
Reasonable Doubt: A Shocking Story of Lust and Murder in the American HeartlandBookBaby #ad - Police believe he methodically murdered his wife and children before he left. A mother and her three young children are found hacked to death in their beds. The book has also been used in college-level criminal justice courses to explain and illustrate the legal concept of reasonable doubt. Readers often comment they must continually remind themselves that this story is real, that "Reasonable Doubt" is testament to the fact truth is stranger than fiction.
A month later the husband and father, who was away on a business trip when the bodies were found, is accused of the killings. Police paint a darker picture, and prosecutors face the daunting task of convicting him on a case based on completely circumstantial evidence. A new york times best-seller, this book has now been updated with additional content and photos.
Reasonable Doubt: A Shocking Story of Lust and Murder in the American Heartland #ad - But why? a successful businessman and devoted member of a fundamentalist religious group, David Hendricks has the total support of his extended family. The apparent weapons, an ax and butcher knife, are found nearby.