By Timothy Appleby
Ripped from the headlines, the awful and spectacular real tale of the double lifetime of Russell Williams, who used to be instantly a revered determine within the Canadian army and a ruthless sado-sexual serial felony and murderer.
In the annals of psycho-killers, Colonel Russell Williams might be distinct. A embellished air strength colonel, Williams used to be, for years, residing a double lifestyles as a sado-sexual domestic invader, burglar, pedophile, and, finally, assassin. A version officer and elite pilot, he was once depended on with flying overseas dignitaries together with Queen Elizabeth, in addition to commanding Canada's most crucial army airbase. but his darkish and violent mystery existence integrated breaking into eighty two houses of women and girls; thefts of giant quantities of underwear (which he dressed in); strange sexual attacks that left an uncomprehending Ontario village on a knife's-edge; and at last, rape-murders. whilst police raided Williams's home—a domestic he shared together with his spouse, a revered expert in her personal correct who was once it seems that thoroughly ignorant of her husband's unconscionable double life—they came across thousands of pairs of women's lingerie, meticulously equipped and catalogued. during this publication, veteran Globe and Mail crime reporter Tim Appleby chronicles a real tale which can were lifted from the darkest pages of pulp fiction, person who bargains fascinating—and troubling—insights on human psychopathology.
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