BROTHER'S BLOOD by Scott Cawelti.. The Murderer is a Complete A-Hole!
Jerry Mark was a Peace Corps volunteer, lawyer, 4-H leader, vice-president of his Cedar Falls High School senior class, and certainly a most likely-to-succeed young man when he graduated in 1960. Sixteen years later he was convicted of four cold-blooded execution-style murders of his own family.
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LISTEN TO AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR SCOTT CAWELTI ON TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED!
Obviously, there was something terribly wrong with Jerry Mark if he kills his brother, his sister-in-law and their kids. Sibling rivalry is one thing, but visious calculated cold blooded murder is something far far beyond "Mom always liked you best."
Author Scott Cawelti knew Jerry Mark in high school, interviewed him in prison, observed his arrest, trial, and conviction with shock and horror. Brother's Blood reveals a mind consumed with anger, revenge, jealousy, and greed. This book is not a whodunit but a whydunit. This account engages readers with the actual facts: the killer's cross-country motorcycle ride, the landmark investigation in which the murderer was fingered in ten days, the trial where circumstantial evidence was used to make a powerful case against him, and his appeals which continued for three decades.
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