The Forest City Killer
A Serial Murderer, a Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice
by Vanessa Brown
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Pub Date 04 Oct 2019 | Archive Date 01 Oct 2019
Fifty years ago, a serial killer prowled the quiet city of London, Ontario, marking it as his hunting grounds. As young women and boys were abducted, raped, and murdered, residents of the area held their loved ones closer and closer, terrified of the monster — or monsters — stalking the streets. Homicide detective Dennis Alsop began hunting the killer in the 1960s, and he didn’t stop searching until his death 40 years later. For decades, detectives, actual and armchair, and the victims’ families and friends continued to ask questions: Who was the Forest City Killer? Was there more than one person, or did a depraved individual commit all of these crimes on his own?
Combing through the files Detective Alsop left behind, researcher Vanessa Brown reopens the cases, revealing previously unpublished witness statements, details of evidence, and astonishing revelations. And through her investigation, Vanessa posits the unthinkable: is it possible that the Forest City Killer is still alive and, like the notorious Golden State Killer, a simple DNA test could bring him to justice?
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Average rating from 36 members
For those who like historical true crime books, The Forest. City Killer, is a very mesmerizing book
This book kind of reminds me of the book on the Golden State Killer
For me, it is kind of interesting trying to solve one of the most famous cold cases in London
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Read the book and draw your own conclusions
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