By Gary C. King
Kathy Marie Augustine used to be no longer out to make acquaintances. In politics, she rose to the head by means of enjoying hardball - and pushing her approach during the outdated boy's community of the Nevada legislature, emerging to the rank of nation Controller. while she died, just a couple of humans shed tears - together with the fellow who killed her.
Chaz Higgs used to be a former body-builder became extensive care nurse who observed prosperous, attractive Kathy Augustine as his meal-ticket -- till he couldn't belly her domineering character from now on. while Chaz made up our minds he'd had sufficient, he selected a poison that may go away no proof behind.
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From his parents’ gravel driveway, Andy flung open his truck, grabbed his cell phone, and pressed three digits. He was simultaneously grief-stricken and terrified by the scene in the second-story hallway of his childhood home. The sheer horror of the crime scene traumatized Andy Stock. , an emergency dispatcher some thirty miles away in Platts-mouth answered Andy’s 911 distress call. An ambulance was dispatched to the Murdock farmhouse, in reference to an apparent death scene. Road patrol deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office rushed toward the western end of the largely agrarian county, to the small-town disaster rapidly unfolding.
Pages cm Includes bibliographical references and index. ) ∞ 1. Murder—Nebraska—Case studies. 2. Criminal investigation—Nebraska—Case studies. 3. Evidence fabrication—Nebraska—Case studies. 4. Judicial error—Nebraska—Case studies. I. Title. 152′3092—dc23 2013043208 18 17 16 15 14 5 4 3 2 1 To my wife, Andrea CONTENTS Foreword by Maurice Possley Acknowledgments 1Easter Massacres 2Legend 3Suspect 4Mystery Car 5No Luck 6Case Solved 7Blood 8Odd Find 9Ring of Truth 10Leopold and Loeb 11Wisconsin 12Diary 13Conspiracy 14Ransom Theory 15Tipster 16Freedom 17Judgment 18Finder 19Deep Throat 20Smell Test 21Tarnished 22Blunder 23Underdog 24Evidence 25Phantom 26Verdict 27The Cop Epilogue Notes Index FOREWORD Maurice Possley For most citizens, it is counterintuitive, at the very least, that an innocent person who is not insane or subjected to torture or physical abuse would falsely confess to a crime.
So that first evening, Sergeant Weyers and Investigator Schenck traveled six miles up the road to the town of Elmwood, population seven hundred. The investigators expressed their deepest condolences as they gathered in the living room with several shaken and distraught brothers and sisters of Sharmon Stock, who were also looking for answers. The Drakes carried definite clout in the western Cass County region near the small towns of Alvo, Avoca, Eagle, Elmwood, Murdock, and Weeping Water. The family owned small businesses and was civic-minded.