The catalyst was an unsolved burglary–a nonviolent crime, and one that some police departments would not even bother to pursue.
Perhaps it was the gold bullion that saved her. You can imagine the home owner’s sense of violation and loss.
But in this case a pedestrian break-in and a bit of decent detective work revealed an unspeakable evil.
To think of the suffering of the little girl and the other children these two hurt is a burden to the psyche.
So the quotes about Mr. Gore are worth pondering–he seemed like a nice guy, went to church and everything.
Went to church and everything. Until we face the monsters in our own hearts we cannot face the monsters that walk among us.
And the scars, terrible scars in the heart of a little girl.