By Paul LaRosa
A attractive woman WITH bold desires -- DID FOLLOWING HER center rate HER LIFE?
Award-winning newshounds from TV's 48 Hours Mystery move contained in the case that stunned even jaded New Yorkers: the homicide of aspiring dancer Catherine Woods.
She was once a proficient midwestern attractiveness, the daughter of Ohio country University's marching band director: to bop on Broadway. quickly after highschool commencement, Catherine left Columbus for brand new York urban, decided to be a celeb. 3 years later, she used to be lifeless -- murdered in chilly blood in her East part condominium. The surprising revelations that emerged from the police research made tabloid headlines: few knew that the suffering artist paid her debts by way of dancing in a topless membership. yet there has been one other hidden part to Catherine's lifestyles -- a shattering love triangle with males, considered one of whom may eventually be convicted of her brutal stabbing loss of life. it is a chilling account of obsession, violence, and the outstanding, minute...
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The adrenaline was flowing. For a cop, entering a strange apartment is like stopping a car on a highway—it’s never “routine” because anything can happen. You’re never sure what you’re walking into, especially when the guy meeting you is saying there might be a dead woman inside. Sheedy braced himself but also took the measure of this skinny, blond guy showing him the way: “White male, a little taller than myself, so I would say maybe five-ten, slim build, and he was maybe in a state of shock, disbelief.
David: The bed was pushed up. I definitely can move the bed. Everything is kind of a mess. Catherine. Catherine, baby girl. Catherine, baby girl. I’m scared to look at her. Operator 2: All—all right sir. 355 East Eighty-sixth Street. Hello? David: 335 East Eighty-sixth Street, yes, apartment 2D. Catherine, baby girl. Baby girl. Operator 2: Okay, so [unintelligible] 2D like David, right? David: Yes, yes. Operator 2: Second and First Avenue. David: Yes. Operator 2: All right, sir. We’ll be there as soon as possible, okay?
David stood next to Sheedy and watched the paramedics work. He seemed calmer with other people there and never turned away from the scene. The EMTs flipped Catherine over. Her body was still warm, indicating that the murder was very fresh. “We checked for breathing, if she had a heartbeat, pulse. Nothing,” Lau said. ” The paramedics told Sheedy two things he already knew—this woman was dead and she had obviously been murdered. Sheedy’s police training kicked in. “We secured the crime scene, which means we brought everybody out.