With alice's help, he "fixes" the problem in an extraordinarily ghastly way. And they live happily ever after. Would you kill for love? true-crime master ron franscell tells the grisly story of a loving couple who killed at least four, and lived happily ever after--while cops desperately tried for decades to piece together a petrifying tale of murder and secrets.
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Where Monsters Hide: Sex, Murder, and Madness in the MidwestKensington Books #ad - Sixteen months later, Jason Cochran died from a drug overdose. Detectives tried to put Kelly’s past into focus. But the horrific truth was hidden under a near-perfect patchwork of lies. When frizzo learned chris was having an affair with Kelly Cochran, a married co-worker, suspicion fell on Kelly’s hulking husband, Jason.
Veteran investigative journalist M. In october 2014, local michigan police chief Laura Frizzo faced a perplexing missing-person case. It was not like chris Regan, a devoted father and dependable employee, to take off without explanation. Friends and family rallied around the grieving Kelly. William phelps expertly reveals Kelly Cochran’s staggering saga of murder, revenge, and payback.
Where Monsters Hide: Sex, Murder, and Madness in the Midwest #ad - Phelps is the Harlan Coben of real-life thrillers. Allison brennan “Anything by Phelps is an eye-opening experience. Suspense magazine“Master of true crime. Real crime magazine. Soon after that the Cochrans abruptly moved to Indiana. An unexplained disappearance spirals into an unrelenting murder mystery. But when the coroner ruled Jason’s death a homicide, no one reacted more bizarrely than his widow.
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Mcfarland maintained his innocence, and investigators only had circumstantial evidence against him. Three days later, her car was found, keys in the ignition. Susan mcfarland was a vivacious, successful mother of three young sons. On november 25, 2002, she disappeared. Later that day, her husband reported her missing—and a desperate search began.
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But as more lurid details emerged—including a $250, 000 life insurance policy—a killer question remained: Did Angelika remove the plug of her fiancé’s boat…and knock away his paddle as he sank? A dream getaway. A real-life nightmare. It seemed like the perfect romantic afternoon: a kayaking trip for two on the Hudson River.
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She said she felt “trapped” and fed up with Vincent’s “demanding” sexual lifestyle: the nightlife, the strip clubs, the threeways. Authorities assumed it was an accident.
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A monstrous fate. Casper, wyoming:1973. One miraculously survived. One car ride. Eleven-year-old amy burridge rides with her eighteen-year-old sister, Becky, to the grocery store. The two men who violated her and Amy were sentenced to life in prison, but the demons of her past kept haunting Becky. Until she met her fate years later at the same bridge where she'd lost her sister.
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Bad Moon Rising: The Prom Night Murders MemoirArchway Publishing #ad - Ed morrison's brother, michael, debra means, never made it home from the Mascoutah Community High School prom held on May 3, and his spunky girlfriend, 1969. 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, ed morrison chronicles his journey nearly fifty years after that fateful night to learn the truth of what happened, illuminate the evil within a murderer, and find resolution. He traces the murderer throughout his life, uncovering facts and unknown stories about his cross-country crime spree, imprisonment, and eventual death.
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Two days later, their bodies were discovered near an abandoned strip mine on the outskirts of town.
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Jerry boyd, coronado, California Police Chief ret. Author of multiple books including firestone park: policing south-central los angeles and my years as a chief“reading murder on birchleaf dRIVE is like being at the scene of the crime and inside the well of the courtroom during every moment of one of North Carolina’s most notorious murder trials.
Ripley Rand, U. S. Prepare yourself for an intense, heart-pounding read!”—Dr. Rudolf, at first blush, defense attorney for michael peterson, featured in the netflix series The Staircase“Psychological thriller meets true crime story at its best! MURDER ON BIRCHLEAF DRIVE is a riveting account of what, appears to be a boy-meets-girl romance but ends in bloody horror.
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Epstein skillfully recounts a chilling tale of human emotion, betrayal, and calculated murder. Joseph B.
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Her co-author Steve Vogel lives nearby. It's a case reminiscent of the explosive story of Susan Smith, convicted in the drownings of her two young sons in South Carolina. Together they have extensive first-hand knowledge of the case and access to nearly every record related to the court proceedings. Amanda and her boyfriend survive.
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Her three children do not. The question of whether it was a horrible accident or a murderous plot divided family and friends and traumatized the entire community.
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Thirty years before the O. J.
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. Was he a grieving husband—or a black widower? harold’s tearful story of his wife’s hiking “accident” just didn’t hold up with Toni’s family—or the police. She was his second wife—to die. But toni’s family began noticing Harold’s dark side—especially his controlling nature, which Toni didn’t seem to mind.
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