Rape, Madness, and Injustice in Seattle

Book - 1991
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McDonald Smith was well-known to the Seattle police department. For years he had without conscience or pity been raping hundreds of women, yet each time he was arrested, he would eventually be released and within days would rape again. Now master true crime author Jack Olsen (Cold Kill, Son, Doc) gives a startling picture of this notorious sociopath.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, c1991.
ISBN: 9780385299350
Branch Call Number: 364.1/OLSE
Characteristics: 366 p. ; 24 cm.


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FW_librarian Aug 16, 2016

True crime story involving a long-time California and Washington serial killer who gets away with murder because his amiable personality does not fit the status quo and, because a police investigator, who on his own personal agenda, decides to withhold evidence and manipulate witness statements. A local Seattle writer won the Pulitzer Prize for his investigative reporting which saves an innocent man from his convicted death sentence. Published in 1992 this story is validation for shared crime databases


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