A Descent Into Hell: The True Story of an Altar Boy, a by Kathryn Casey

By Kathryn Casey

Bright, appealing, and either from reliable households, collage of Texas collage scholar Colton Pitonyak and colourful redhead Jennifer Cave had the area at their beckoning. Cave, an ex-cheerleader, had simply landed an exhilarating new task, whereas a big-money scholarship to UT's prestigious company institution lured Pitonyak to Austin. but the previous altar boy had a gloomy, unpredictable streak, one who ensnared him within the perilous underworld of substances and weapons. whilst Jennifer didn't appear for paintings on August 18, 2005, her mom grew to become apprehensive. Sharon Cave's seek resulted in Colton's West Campus condo, the place Jennifer's kinfolk found a scene beneficial of the grisliest horror motion picture. in the meantime, Colton Pitonyak was once nowhere to be found.

A Descent Into Hell is the gripping precise tale of 1 of the main brutal slayings in UT history—and the wild "Bonnie and Clyde-like" flight from justice of a cold-blooded younger killer and his would-be female friend, who claimed that her unquestioning allegiance to Pitonyak used to be "just the way in which I roll."

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Or even longer. I settle down to read about my new client in a three-page report prepared by the probate court. The dog is a seven-month old Bernese mountain dog named Bertrand II, which strikes me as a pretty ridiculous name for a puppy, or a dog of any age, for that matter. The dog is currently living at the home of Diana Timmerman, the widow of the murder victim. I have been told to arrive promptly at her house in Alpine, half a mile west of the Palisades Interstate Parkway, at ten AM. I’m a punctual person, and pretty much the only times I’m ever late are when someone instructs me to arrive promptly.

Bernese mountain dogs were originally bred to pull wagons. That seemed so funny in this case that Steven and I call him Waggy. ” “Guilty as charged. ” “As am I. But you might want to let him stay here while you make your determination. ” “He’ll be fine; my house is dog-friendly. ” I ask. “In his room. But Mrs. ” That’s not completely appropriate; she is the other one of the litigants pressing for ownership of Waggy, and I really shouldn’t be speaking to her without the opposing party present. On the other hand, appropriateness was never my forte, and I did say hello to Steven, so what the hell.

Laurie is coming here on a week’s vacation starting in a few days, and we talk about how nice it will be to see each other. Talking about it is enough to cheer me up, and it puts me in a more upbeat mood. I hang up and turn to my sleeping friend. ” Tara takes the news pretty well, though the fact that she keeps falling asleep during my little speech means she may not be fully focused. She’s sleeping a lot more than she used to, a sure sign of advancing age. It doesn’t worry me, though, because Tara is going to live forever.

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