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My Brother's Keeper - A Thirty-Year Quest to Bring Two Killers to Justice - cover

My Brother's Keeper - A Thirty-Year Quest to Bring Two Killers to Justice

Chris Russo Blackwood

Publisher: WildBlue Press

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The true story of a 1984 murder and the lengths one man went to in order to achieve justice for his brother’s killing. The moment he found out his brother was missing and presumed dead, Ted Kergan launched a relentless effort to bring two suspected killers—a teenage prostitute and her much older grifter boyfriend—to justice and find Gary Kergan’s body. Little did he know his quest would consume a fortune and take thirty years to reach its conclusion. Thwarted at first by the fact that his brother’s body could not be located and a new district attorney was therefore reluctant to prosecute, Kergan had to keep track of the killers from New Orleans’s notorious French Quarter to Las Vegas and points in between, waiting for a break in the case that seemed like it would never come. Then nearly thirty years later, science, detective work, and a brother's love and tenacity would combine for a resolution that would end in a dramatic trial in which a killer’s diary would be a star witness.“A tremendous story of love and murder, faith and tenacity.”—Steve Jackson, New York Times–bestselling author of A Clockwork Murder “A deeply moving story of powerful devotion.”—Anthony Flacco, New York Times–bestselling author of A Checklist for Murder

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