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By Tammy Mal

On Thursday, December 15, 1994, Joann Katrinak and her three-month-old son, Alex, went lacking from their Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, domestic. 4  months later, whilst their our bodies have been present in a lonely patch of woods, the police could release a three-year research resulting in the arrest of Patricia Lynne Rorrer—a younger mom who had by no means met both victim—as the monster liable. In what could develop into Pennsylvania's first use of mitochondrial DNA in a felony case, Patricia Rorrer used to be speedy attempted, convicted, and sentenced to lifestyles in felony with no parole. yet did the jury make the correct selection? Is Patricia Rorrer really to blame? As new proof maintains to floor, together with allegations of prosecutorial misconduct and facts tampering, that question calls for a solution much more. With an issue and storytelling kind comparable to the hit podcast Serial, handy Suspect will attract a large viewers. The e-book unearths info by no means ahead of made public—information amassed without delay from greater than 10,000 authentic records, together with Pennsylvania nation Police experiences, FBI records, forensic lab effects, and the 6,500-page trial transcript. via 4 years of in depth learn, numerous interviews with these concerned, and hundreds and hundreds of letters, cell calls, and private visits with Patricia Rorrer, the reality concerning the proof used to convict her can ultimately be revealed.

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