aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,
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I’m pretty sure it’s not one of mine

Who can forget Y the horrific murders of a mother and two daughter in 2007 in Connecticut?

Now the New York Times reports: “The defense said it would request that the names of books that one of the accused men, Steven J. Hayes, checked out of a prison library before the killings not be admitted as evidence. The books, the defense indicated in one motion, included plots that were “criminally malevolent in the extreme.” Mr. Hayes’s lawyers suggested that prison librarians might have given him what amounted to a literary blueprint for the crime, which already has what some see as a literary predecessor of sorts.”

Read more about the speculation about the books here. I wonder how you would feel if you were the author or authors?



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