By Fred Rosen
In 1997, the our bodies of younger African American males begun turning up within the cane fields of the quiet suburbs of latest Orleans. The victims—many of them temporary highway hustlers—had been brutally raped and strangled, yet police had no leads at the killer’s identification. The murders persevered, leaving southeast Louisiana’s homosexual neighborhood rattled and professionals determined for a holiday within the case. Then, Detectives Dennis Thornton and sunrise Bergeron got here jointly as activity strength companions, indefatigable of their decade-long attempt to trace down the killer.
In 2006, DNA facts eventually associated the murders to a suspect: the unassuming Ronald Joseph Dominique, who had lived lower than the radar for years, operating as a pizza deliveryman and meter reader. yet who was once Ronald Dominique and what led him to devote such heinous crimes?
With direct entry to the research, Dominique’s confession, and all the killer’s physique unload websites in during the country, writer Fred Rosen enters the warped brain of a assassin and captures a stricken, demanding, and damaged lifestyles. As with the numerous different serial killers he has coated, together with Jeffrey Dahmer (the Milwaukee Cannibal) and Dennis Rader (the BTK Killer), Rosen offers a scary and interesting account of the lengths to which a bloodthirsty monster will visit trap and brutalize his victims.