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One Deadly Night

One Deadly Night

A State Trooper, Triple Homicide and a Search for Justice

John Glatt

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On September 28, 2000, former Indiana State Trooper David Camm made a frantic call to his former colleagues in the state troopers office: He'd just walked into his garage, and found lying on the floor the bodies of his 35-year-old wife, Kim, and their two children, Brad and Jill, ages 7 and 5.

This was the kind of crime that could tear the heart out of a community. The Camm's lived the American Dream. They had what seemed like a loving marriage, a nice little house with a white picket fence, and two adorable children. To top it all off, David Camm was a pillar of the community who had dedicated his career to the enforcement of the law and the sanctity of human life. Then, this happened.

Three days later, it got worse when police arrested David Camm for the triple murder. Soon, new stories started emerging: stories about mistresses and violent bursts of temper. And as the ugly truth about the Camms' marriage got uglier and the evidence against David started piling up, two families-and the community at large-took positions at opposite sides of a yawning and bitter divide.

Was David Camm a dedicated, conscientious public servant-the victim of unspeakable tragedy, railroaded by an unfair system? Or was he a cold-hearted murderer who earned his three murder convictions and every one of the 195 years behind bars to which he was sentenced?

Investigative journalist John Glatt finds out in this gripping new book.

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Roots
David Camm's family traces its ancestors back to the fourteenth century and the legendary Scottish crusader Sir Symon Locard, who carried Robert the Bruce's heart into battle in the Holy Land. As the custodian of the key to the casket...

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“A blockbuster...stomach-turning [and] detailed.” —The Globe on Internet Slavemaster

“An exhaustive account....A creepy but mesmerizing read.” —Woman's Own on Internet Slavemaster

“A shocking expose of clergymen who kill.” —National Examiner on For I have Sinned

“Fascinating reading” —Arizona Republic on Evil Twins

“[Glatt] certainly comes through with the goods...recommended.” —Library Journal on The Royal House of Monaco

“A winner” —Kirkus on The Royal House of Monaco

“How do you say 'juicy' in French?” —People Magazine on The Royal House of Monaco

“A shocking expose of clergymen who kill.” —National Examiner on For I have Sinned

“Fascinating reading” —Arizona Republic on Evil Twins

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About the author

John Glatt

English-born John Glatt is the author of Lost and Found, Secrets in the Cellar, Playing with Fire, and many other bestselling books of true crime. He has more than 30 years of experience as an investigative journalist in England and America. Glatt left school at 16 and worked a variety of jobs-including tea boy and messenger-before joining a small weekly newspaper. He freelanced at several English newspapers, then in 1981 moved to New York, where he joined the staff for News Limited and freelanced for publications including Newsweek and the New York Post. His first book, a biography of Billy Graham, was published in 1981, and he published For I Have Sinned, his first book of true crime, in 1998. He has appeared on television and radio programs all over the world, including Dateline NBC, Fox News, A Current Affair, BBC World News, and A&E Biography. He and his wife Gail divide their time between New York City, the Catskill Mountains and London.

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