58 bookmarks. First posted by Eric_D june 2012.
The murder of newlywed Sherri Rasmussen went unsolved for 23 years, with the Los Angeles police assuming it was a burglary turned violent. Then, one morning in 2009, when a detective opened the cold-case file, he got his first clue that the killer had been under their noses the entire time. Mark Bowden gets to the core of the case, and the mystery that remains.Vanity_Fair Mark_Bowden crime cold_case murder
june 2012 by dylla
"the first thing that Nels Rasmussen asked Detective Mayer the day after his daughter was murdered was “Have you checked out John’s ex-girlfriend, the lady cop?” ... Nels brought all of this to Detective Mayer’s attention the day after the murder. It was why his immediate question was “Have you checked out John’s ex-girlfriend, the lady cop?” He would later recall that Mayer dismissed the suggestion out of hand. Nels was told that he had watched too many cop shows on TV." ... ALWAYS THE CASE, DETECTIVE MAYER DROPPED THE BALLcrime
june 2012 by maoxian