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He Was a Dead Man Walking
by Scott Hotard




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A case that captured a nation and crippled a community. This is the true story of a double homicide of two teenagers as told by Detective Russell Duplantis. Little did Detective Duplantis know how close to home this case would become. The year was 1977. The location was Iberia Parish Louisiana. The suspects were Elmo Patrick Sonnier and Eddie James Sonnier, two brothers that were serial rapists who one night became murderers. This was the first case to test the new death penalty laws established in the United States. Detective Duplantis has been haunted by this case for over forty years. It is only now that he decided to tell his story. A case that saw Eddie James Sonnier get life in prison and Elmo Patrick Sonnier get the death penalty and ultimately executed in the electric chair in 1984.

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Overview

A case that captured a nation and crippled a community. This is the true story of a double homicide of two teenagers as told by Detective Russell Duplantis. Little did Detective Duplantis know how close to home this case would become. The year was 1977. The location was Iberia Parish Louisiana. The suspects were Elmo Patrick Sonnier and Eddie James Sonnier, two brothers that were serial rapists who one night became murderers. This was the first case to test the new death penalty laws established in the United States. Detective Duplantis has been haunted by this case for over forty years. It is only now that he decided to tell his story. A case that saw Eddie James Sonnier get life in prison and Elmo Patrick Sonnier get the death penalty and ultimately executed in the electric chair in 1984.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781528922210
  • ISBN-10: 1528922212
  • Publisher: Austin Macauley
  • Publish Date: May 2020
  • Page Count: 104
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.22 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.24 pounds


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