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Dateline Purgatory: Examining the Case that Sentenced Darlie by Kathy Cruz

By Kathy Cruz

The brutal murders of younger Devon and Damon Routier within the early morning hours of June 6, 1996, placed their mother—Darlie Routier—at the guts of 1 of the main infamous homicide instances in glossy Texas history—despite her personal throat having been slashed to inside millimeters of her carotid artery.

The activities of a small-town police division and people inside of Dallas County's ruthless justice procedure created an ideal hurricane that swept up the younger mom and landed her on demise row. There she has remained, in a nine-feet-by-six-feet cellphone, regardless of claims of her innocence through those that comprehend her, findings concerning the alarming fallibility of bloodstain research, and her husband's admission that on the time of the murders he used to be soliciting aid to degree a house housebreaking to dedicate coverage fraud.

In Dateline Purgatory, award-winning journalist Kathy Cruz enlists current-day felony specialists to weigh in at the surprising transgressions that led to one of many country's such a lot debatable loss of life penalty convictions.
With the aid of the notorious demise row inmate and a former FBI distinctive Agent referred to as “Crimefighter,” Cruz might locate that her trip via Purgatory used to be as a lot approximately herself because it used to be concerning the girl dubbed “Dallas’s Susan Smith.”

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