By Susan D. Mustafa
They Knew He was once Out There
He took his time. He watched his sufferers and selected rigorously. Then he struck--each assault extra brutal than the final. by the point detectives arrived, all they discovered have been grotesque crime scenes of bloodied, brutalized our bodies. . .
They Knew He might Strike Again
For greater than ten years in South Louisiana the killings went on. activity forces have been shaped. The killer even frolicked in detention center. yet that would not cease the bloodshed. One sufferer was once stabbed with a screwdriver eighty three instances. . .
But They could not cease Him--Until was once Too Late
He used to be a father. A husband. A co-worker. And a killer. Derrick Todd Lee used to be finally convicted of 2 savage murders and tied to at the least seven extra. From the slim hint of DNA that eventually nabbed him to the brave prosecutors who took him down in court docket, this is often the surprising tale of a homicidal maniac hiding in simple sight--and an evil which could by no means be washed away. . .
Includes sixteen pages of surprising photographs
Previously released as I've Been staring at You
Susan D. Mustafa is the administrative editor of Southeast News in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is the award-winning co-author of No Such factor as Impossible--From Adversity to Triumph, written with Jairo Álvarez Botero, and a contract journalist for quite a few magazines in the course of the South.
Tony Clayton was once the designated prosecutor of the South Louisiana Serial Killer within the Geralyn DeSoto case. He presently serves as assistant district legal professional for West Baton Rouge Parish. His occupation has integrated posts as a different prosecutor, district courtroom pass judgement on, assistant district lawyer and teacher of pre-law at Southern college.
Sue Israel has greater than two decades of writing and modifying adventure and presently serves because the public details officer for the place of work of the Commissioner within the kingdom of Louisiana's department of management.
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There was no answer. Cathy moved into the living room and noticed more blood on the floor. She began to worry. ” she called. Hoping that Randi was in the shower, Cathy hurried to the bedroom, where she saw even more blood on the bed. She scooped Michael into her arms and ran to get her husband, Robert. “Robert, there’s blood all over Randi’s house, and I can’t find her,” Cathy frantically told her husband. Together, they went back to the house. Robert knew immediately that something was terribly wrong and called the police.
She might have thought about Brian and how nice he had been. It was only two more days before he would be back in town, and she couldn’t wait to see him. Her friends said she was excited about him. Michael had assured her that he would be there to pick up the baby. She closed her eyes and fell asleep. Did she next hear a knock at the door? Had she left it unlocked? Was she in bed when Todd, dressed in his red shirt, black jeans, and snakeskin boots, entered her home? No one would ever know, but no signs of forced entry would be evident.
Todd, who said that his truck had broken down and he was looking for a phone, was apprehended. He was wet and covered in mud. He was brought to the station and booked on six counts of criminal trespassing, two counts of being a Peeping Tom, and resisting an officer. His boot print matched perfectly to the ones set in mud outside the window into which he had been peeping. As usual, Todd was dressed to the nines. And as usual, he would be bailed out quickly. Mac took Todd’s offenses personally. He had grown up just three houses down from Betty Brooks and had been friends with Connie Warner’s daughter, Tracy.
Blood Bath by Susan D. Mustafa