Dance With the Devil: A Memoir of Murder and Loss

Dance With the Devil: A Memoir of Murder and Loss

David Bagby

Immortalized within the spellbinding documentary expensive Zachary, this offended, uncooked, and brutally sincere memoir of homicide and loss chronicles a system’s failure to avoid the dying of a child.

In November 2001, the physique of a tender health professional named Andrew Bagby used to be chanced on in Keystone kingdom Park open air Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 5 bullet wounds in his face, chest, buttocks, and the again of the pinnacle. for folks Dave and Kate, the soreness used to be unbearable―but Andrew’s homicide was once in simple terms the 1st in a string of tragic events.

The leader suspect for Andrew’s homicide used to be his ex-girlfriend Shirley Turner―also a physician. Obsessive and volatile, Shirley Turner lied to the police and fled to her family members domestic in Newfoundland earlier than she will be arrested. whereas keeping off extradition efforts via U.S. legislation enforcement, she introduced she was once pregnant with Andrew's son, Zachary. The Bagbys―hoping to realize custody of Zachary―moved to Newfoundland and started a protracted, drawn-out conflict in court docket and with Canadian social prone to guard their grandson from the girl who had probably murdered their son. Then, in August 2003, Shirley Turner killed herself and the one-year-old Zachary by way of leaping into the Atlantic Ocean.

DANCE WITH THE satan is a eulogy for a lifeless son, an elegy for lives reduce tragically brief, and a castigation of a damaged procedure.

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