Convenient Suspect: A Double Murder, a Flawed Investigation, by Tammy Mal

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By Tammy Mal

On Thursday, December 15, 1994, Joann Katrinak and her three-month-old son, Alex, went lacking from their Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, domestic. 4  months later, while their our bodies have been present in a lonely patch of woods, the police could release a three-year research resulting in the arrest of Patricia Lynne Rorrer—a younger mom who had by no means met both victim—as the monster accountable. In what may develop into Pennsylvania's first use of mitochondrial DNA in a legal case, Patricia Rorrer was once fast attempted, convicted, and sentenced to existence in legal with no parole. yet did the jury make the best determination? Is Patricia Rorrer really to blame? As new facts maintains to floor, together with allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and proof tampering, that question calls for a solution much more. With a subject and storytelling kind similar to the hit podcast Serial, handy Suspect will entice a large viewers. The ebook finds info by no means earlier than made public—information accrued without delay from greater than 10,000 legit files, together with Pennsylvania country Police experiences, FBI documents, forensic lab effects, and the 6,500-page trial transcript. via 4 years of in depth examine, numerous interviews with these concerned, and thousands of letters, cellphone calls, and private visits with Patricia Rorrer, the reality in regards to the facts used to convict her can eventually be revealed.

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