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A Descent Into Hell: The True Story of an Altar Boy, a by Kathryn Casey

By Kathryn Casey

Vibrant, appealing, and either from stable households, college of Texas university pupil Colton Pitonyak and colourful redhead Jennifer Cave had the realm at their beckoning. Cave, an ex-cheerleader, had simply landed a thrilling new task, whereas a big-money scholarship to UT's prestigious enterprise institution lured Pitonyak to Austin. but the previous altar boy had a dismal, unpredictable streak, one who ensnared him within the perilous underworld of substances and weapons. while Jennifer didn't appear for paintings on August 18, 2005, her mom turned worried. Sharon Cave's seek resulted in Colton's West Campus house, the place Jennifer's relatives came upon a scene precious of the grisliest horror motion picture. in the meantime, Colton Pitonyak was once nowhere to be found.

A Descent Into Hell is the gripping precise tale of 1 of the main brutal slayings in UT history—and the wild "Bonnie and Clyde-like" flight from justice of a cold-blooded younger killer and his would-be female friend, who claimed that her unquestioning allegiance to Pitonyak used to be "just the way in which I roll."

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