By Paul LaRosa
A appealing woman WITH bold goals -- DID FOLLOWING HER middle rate HER LIFE?
Award-winning newshounds from TV's 48 Hours Mystery move contained in the case that surprised even jaded New Yorkers: the homicide of aspiring dancer Catherine Woods.
She used to be a proficient midwestern good looks, the daughter of Ohio kingdom University's marching band director: to bop on Broadway. quickly after highschool commencement, Catherine left Columbus for brand new York urban, decided to be a celeb. 3 years later, she was once useless -- murdered in chilly blood in her East part condo. The surprising revelations that emerged from the police research made tabloid headlines: few knew that the suffering artist paid her money owed through dancing in a topless membership. yet there has been one other hidden aspect to Catherine's existence -- a shattering love triangle with males, certainly one of whom might finally be convicted of her brutal stabbing demise. it is a chilling account of obsession, violence, and the marvelous, minute...
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A friend named Paul Cortez had wanted to get together with her that day, but it had never happened. She took forty-five seconds to check her voice mail and then hung up. She didn’t call Paul back, and that was the last time she’d ever use her cell phone. David, who had been “messing around with my beat machine,” says he was still in the apartment at that point. He’d told Catherine previously that he would drive her to work. “I’ll go get the car while you’re getting ready,” he said. “Okay, that’s fine,” she said before turning back to her mirror to apply the final touches of makeup.
The Twelve Hairs 44. Spence 45. The Defense Case 46. Paul Takes the Stand 47. Paul—Day Two 48. Cross 49. He Was Very Affectionate with Her 50. Miranda for the Defense 51. “If You Believe That’s His Fingerprint…” 52. Inside the Jury Room 53. “Monsters Don’t Always Look Like Monsters” 54. Verdict PART IV AFTER THE VERDICT 55. “The Mistake of Our Lives” 56. Sentencing 57. 48 Hours Talks to Paul 58. The Appeal 59. What We Know and What We Don’t Know Epilogue Paul’s Letter from Prison Photographic Insert PART I THE MURDER New York and, I suppose, Los Angeles are cities where people come to fulfill their dreams.
Defending Paul 31. Paul’s Defense Team 32. 48 Hours Mystery PART III THE TRIAL 33. Jury Selection 34. Mane Man 35. He’s an Artist 36. That Fingerprint 37. Eyewitness? 38. Dozens of Phone Calls 39. “He Didn’t Really Have a Life” 40. Who’s Obsessive? 41. Ms. Bucci 42. He Was Holding Her Arm 43. The Twelve Hairs 44. Spence 45. The Defense Case 46. Paul Takes the Stand 47. Paul—Day Two 48. Cross 49. He Was Very Affectionate with Her 50. Miranda for the Defense 51. “If You Believe That’s His Fingerprint…” 52.