David Reichert

David Reichert first encountered the Green River Killer's grisly work in 1982, when he was a young detective. For two decades he pursued this madman--who preyed on society's weakest members--with unrelenting determination. He left no stone unturned. Practically every waking hour of his professional life, Reichert was somehow involved in the case: either searching parks or going over seemingly stale evidence. Finally, in 2002, he found his man: a vicious misogynist by the name of Gary Ridgeway, who quickly confessed to 48 brutal killings.

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Chasing the Devil

Sheriff David Reichert
St. Martin's True Crime

It began with the discovery of three women’s bodies found near suburban Seattle’s Green River in August, 1982. Soon more corpses and human remains would be...

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