Ladykiller

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The true story of a Texas cop and wife-killer—and the unbelievable perversions of justice that almost set him free.

On July 6th, 2002, schoolteacher Virginia “Viki” Lozano, mother of an eleven-month-old and wife of a Denton, Texas, police officer, died from a gunshot wound the day after her sixteenth wedding anniversary. Her husband, Bobby, claimed that she must have been cleaning his gun and it went off. In bed. In the middle of the night. While she was lying down. Despite his being a known lothario and serial adulterer, authorities still wondered: Could Bobby Lozano, one of their own, really have committed such a crime? 

In a startling twist, Viki’s mother not only stood by her son-in-law, but continued to share a home with him, even after he was indicted for the murder of her own daughter. Even more shocking, the indictment was vacated when the DA, in a sworn affidavit, said that the medical examiner had changed his mind and ruled the death a suicide. Case closed.
 
For six long years the case languished in limbo...until one reporter discovered that the DA’s affidavit was full of lies, and her exposé blew the lid off the case. The fight to avenge Viki’s brutal murder was just beginning.
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About the author

Donna Fielder, national bestselling author of Ladykiller, is an award-winning veteran journalist in the areas of investigative reporting, crime, courts, lifestyle, and arts. She has been featured on Dateline NBCWomen Behind Bars, and Psychic Detectives. She has worked with 48 Hours and has had weekly columns in the Denton Record-Chronicle, and her crime stories have regularly appeared in the Dallas Morning News.
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Penguin
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Mar 6, 2012
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781101560723
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Marriage & Long-Term Relationships
Social Science / Violence in Society
True Crime / Murder / General
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Was he his brother's keeper?

Robert and Doris Angleton seemed to have the perfect life. Until she was coldly murdered in her own home, shot thirteen times in the head, chest, and abdomen...

Suddenly the ideal husband seemed anything but perfect: he was jailed, accused of hiring his older brother, Roger, to kill his wife for money-- possibly as much as $2 million. However, without the crucial eyewitness testimony of Roger-- who soon committed suicide in a Houston jail cell-- the case against Robert rested entirely on circumstantial evidence. But the facts raise more questions than answers...

* Doris Angleton-- deeply involved in a secret love affair-- had asked her husband for a divorce, which might have exposed him as a tax-skipping millionaire bookie and favored police informant...
* Extensive handwritten and typewritten notes, coupled with a secretly taped conversation between Roger and another man outlining the murder, were found in a briefcase Roger Angleton was carrying when he was arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada. However, it was later concluded that the second voice on the tape was not Robert's...
* Also in Roger's briefcase: $64,000 in cash, along with a money wrapper with Robert's fingerprint on it...
* Ultimately Roger confessed to the murder in his suicide note, exonerating his brother of any guilt...

A Texas jury came to one conclusion. Read this fascinating true-crime account of greed, deception, and cold-blooded murder-- and decide for yourself.

With eight pages of shocking photos!

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