By Dennis L. Breo,William J. Martin
at the evening of July 14th, 1966, drifter Richard Benjamin Speck broke right into a Chicago dormitory that housed 8 pupil nurses. one after the other, Speck raped, strangled, and stabbed them to loss of life in a sadistic sexual frenzy. Miraculously, one sufferer, Corazon Amurao, survived by means of hiding less than the mattress through the lengthy, nightmarish ordeal. through morning Speck had replaced the panorama of yank crime.
Now, award-winning Chicago journalist Dennis L. Brea and prosecuting legal professional William J. Martin demonstrate the never-before instructed tale of 1 of the main appalling mass murders in history—from the killer’s twisted upbringing to the lives and deaths of his blameless sufferers to the big manhunt and research and the trial that held the rustic spellbound. Meticulously researched with rankings of interviews, together with that of Speck’s lone survivor, TheCrime of the Century is “the richly special and riveting behind-the scenes tale of the crime that murdered American innocence and ushered within the period of mass homicide” (Vincent Bugliosi, writer of Helter Skelter).
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The Crime of the Century: Richard Speck and the Murders That Shocked a Nation by Dennis L. Breo,William J. Martin