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Blood frenzy / Robert Scott.

By: Scott, Robert.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Pinnacle true crime: Publisher: New York : Pinnacle, c2010Description: 308 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780786020362 (pbk.).Subject(s): Gerard, David | Murder -- Northwest, Pacific -- Case studies | Women -- Crimes against -- Northwest, Pacific -- Case studiesDDC classification: 364.1523
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David Gerard was a possessive boyfriend, and when Frankie Cochran tried to break up with him, he attacked her with a hammer and stabbed her. She survived, but the police suspected David had murdered at least five women previously. Justice finally caught up with him.
Summary: "Frankie Cochran knew her boyfriend, David Gerard, was possessive, controlling, and prone to violent rages. When she tried to break up with him, Gerard threatened her with a hammer. One week later, he used it to club her in the head. Again. And again. Then he stabbed her in the throat - and left her for dead...Miraculously, Frankie survived - but cops began to suspect Gerard of other vicious crimes. One of his previous girlfriends had died in a house fire, along with her children and her mother. A local prostitute's brutalized body was found in a pool of blood. But it was the unsolved murder of another woman - repeatedly run over on a country road - that finally exposed Gerard as a rage-driven monster out of control... Justice finally caught up with Gerard. Hounded by the tireless efforts of detectives and incriminated by DNA evidence as well as up-to-date forensics that matched the tire marks at a crime scene to Gerard's car, one of the Pacific Northwest's most dangerous killers was finally locked behind bars."--P. 4 of cover.
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HE USED A CLAW HAMMER . . .
Frankie Cochran knew her boyfriend, David Gerard, was possessive, controlling, and prone to violent rages. When she tried to break up with him, Gerard threatened her with a hammer. One week later, he used it to club her in the head. Again. And again. Then he stabbed her in the throat - and left her for dead. . . .

AND A SHARP KNIFE . . .
Miraculously, Frankie survived - but cops began to suspect Gerard of other vicious crimes. One of his previous girlfriends had died in a house fire, along with her children and her mother. A local prostitute's brutalized body was found in a pool of blood. But it was the unsolved murder of another woman - repeatedly run over on a country road - that finally exposed Gerard as a rage-driven monster out of control . . .

TO UNLEASH HIS RAGE
Justice finally caught up with Gerard. Hounded by the tireless efforts of detectives and incriminated by DNA evidence as well as up-to-date forensics that matched the tire marks at a crime scene to Gerard's car, one of the Pacific Northwest's most dangerous killers was finally locked behind bars.

WITH 16 PAGES OF SHOCKING PHOTOS!

David Gerard was a possessive boyfriend, and when Frankie Cochran tried to break up with him, he attacked her with a hammer and stabbed her. She survived, but the police suspected David had murdered at least five women previously. Justice finally caught up with him.

"Frankie Cochran knew her boyfriend, David Gerard, was possessive, controlling, and prone to violent rages. When she tried to break up with him, Gerard threatened her with a hammer. One week later, he used it to club her in the head. Again. And again. Then he stabbed her in the throat - and left her for dead...Miraculously, Frankie survived - but cops began to suspect Gerard of other vicious crimes. One of his previous girlfriends had died in a house fire, along with her children and her mother. A local prostitute's brutalized body was found in a pool of blood. But it was the unsolved murder of another woman - repeatedly run over on a country road - that finally exposed Gerard as a rage-driven monster out of control... Justice finally caught up with Gerard. Hounded by the tireless efforts of detectives and incriminated by DNA evidence as well as up-to-date forensics that matched the tire marks at a crime scene to Gerard's car, one of the Pacific Northwest's most dangerous killers was finally locked behind bars."--P. 4 of cover.

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