By Timothy Appleby
Ripped from the headlines, the awful and mind-blowing precise tale of the double lifetime of Russell Williams, who used to be without delay a revered determine within the Canadian army and a ruthless sado-sexual serial legal and murderer.
In the annals of psycho-killers, Colonel Russell Williams may be exact. A embellished air strength colonel, Williams was once, for years, dwelling a double lifestyles as a sado-sexual domestic invader, burglar, pedophile, and, finally, assassin. A version officer and elite pilot, he used to be depended on with flying overseas dignitaries together with Queen Elizabeth, in addition to commanding Canada's most vital army airbase. but his darkish and violent mystery existence incorporated breaking into eighty two houses of ladies and ladies; thefts of giant quantities of underwear (which he dressed in); extraordinary sexual attacks that left an uncomprehending Ontario village on a knife's-edge; and finally, rape-murders. whilst police raided Williams's home--a domestic he shared together with his spouse, a revered specialist in her personal correct who was once it seems that thoroughly ignorant of her husband's unconscionable double life--they chanced on 1000's of pairs of women's undies, meticulously prepared and catalogued. during this publication, veteran Globe and Mail crime reporter Tim Appleby chronicles a real tale that can were lifted from the darkest pages of pulp fiction, one who deals fascinating--and troubling--insights on human psychopathology.
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