By Ann Rule
The shattering crime tale that surprised the state: the Thomas Capano homicide case
On a June night in 1996, 30-year-old Anne Marie Fahey, secretary to the governor of Delaware, vanished and not using a hint following a restaurant rendezvous along with her mystery lover of greater than years: Thomas Capano. certainly one of Wilmington's such a lot well-liked and revered figures, a millionaire lawyer and previous kingdom prosecutor, "Tommy" was once an enthralling, softspoken kinfolk guy. yet within the weeks and months that Fahey's disappearance, investigators could steadily discover the surprising fact: Capano used to be a steely manipulator pushed by way of strength and greed -- and able to brutal homicide. In a riveting narrative expertly documented by way of probing interviews, diary entries, and e mail correspondence, and with tremendous perception into the twisted motivations of a killer, Ann Rule chronicles a real-life drama of Shakespearian proportions: goals fall, love turns to obsession, family members names are tainted, the façade of good fortune crumbles -- and a gorgeous yet weak younger girl can pay the last word fee in a convoluted and lethal courting.
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PLEADS GUILTY On 6 August 2012, Azuar pleaded guilty to raping three women and sexually assaulting a fourth in 2009, with 30 other charges being taken into consideration during sentencing. These include two additional counts of rape, 14 counts of outrage of modesty, use of stupefying drugs, sexual assault by digital (finger) penetration, theft of ATM cards and cash amounting to $1,450, and possession of 40 illegal/obscene VCDs or DVDs. At the time of writing, some two years after Azuar had been convicted of his charges, his trial continues in 2014 over the point of whether he had used drugs to subdue his victims before violating them.
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