Deadly Greed: The Riveting True Story of the Stuart Murder - download pdf or read online

By Joe Sharkey

The frightening account of the Charles Stuart case, during which ambition drove a guy to homicide his pregnant wife—and blame a fictitious African-American killer.
 
On October 23, 1989, prosperous businessman Charles Stuart made a frantic 911 name from his vehicle to document that he and his seven-months-pregnant spouse, Carol, a attorney, were robbed and shot by way of a black male within the project Hill local of Boston. by the point police arrived, Carol used to be useless, and the child used to be quickly misplaced besides. The assault incited a furor in the course of a time of heightened racial stress within the community.
 
much more appalling, whereas the wounds have been actual, Stuart’s tale used to be a hoax: He was the real killer. however the tragedy may proceed with the arrest of Willie Bennett, a tender guy Stuart pointed out in a line-up. Stuart’s deception may simply be uncovered after a stunning revelation from his brother and, ultimately, his suicide, whilst he jumped into the freezing waters of the Mystic River.
 
because the tale unraveled, police could prepare the annoying items of a puzzle that incorporated Stuart’s misery over his wife’s being pregnant, his romantic curiosity in a coworker, and lifestyles assurance fraud. In an account that “builds and grips like a unique” (Kirkus Reviews), New York Times journalist Joe Sharkey gives you “a photo of a guy fed on by means of bare ambition, unwilling to permit someone or something get in his method” (Library Journal).
 
Revised and up-to-date, this publication additionally contains images and a brand new epilogue via the author.
 

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