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Cold Blooded - A True Crime Story of a Murderous Teenage Vampire Cult - cover

Cold Blooded - A True Crime Story of a Murderous Teenage Vampire Cult

Frank Stanfield

Publisher: WildBlue Press

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The disturbing Central Florida cult murder case is revealed in full shocking detail in this true crime by the reporter who covered the case for decades.   Central Florida residents were horrified when sixteen-year-old vampire cult leader Rod Ferrell was arrested for bludgeoning a cult member's parents to death. When investigators realized the couple's fifteen-year-old daughter was missing, they feared she was another victim.   Detectives and journalists across three states soon uncovered a web of blood-drinking occult rituals, illicit sex, dysfunctional families, and spiritual warfare. And when police officers captured the teens, they discovered that the murdered couple's daughter was among them. But was she a victim or a participant?   Ferrell faced the death penalty, sparking Constitutional battles over capital punishment and juveniles in the court system. Psychologists working to save him were locked in opposition with prosecutors who wanted him dead. Decades later, the court battles continue. Is Ferrell a changed man deserving freedom? Or is he still gaming the system?

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