On August 30, 1993, Roberta Moore drove to work; it was a cold, rainy morning. She had left her two sons and little daughter at home with her husband. He was supposed to make sure they got dressed in time to catch the school bus. She had been on the job for only thirty minutes when she received a call at 7:45 a.m. Roberta was surprised to hear her husband's voice on the line. John Moore told his wife he couldn't find their sons. Robert, 13, and Benjamin (Ben), 10, were missing. At 8:25 a.m. the dispatcher with the Price County Sheriff's Department answered a 911 call. Roberta said her husband had found their sons dead on a trail near their home. Brothers Silenced unmasks the dysfunctional personal lives of this seemingly normal family. This shocking real life mystery proves truth is indeed stranger than fiction. Author Kathryn Jewel, spent over a year interviewing Roberta Moore and uncovering the many complex elements surrounding this case. The ensuing finger pointing, inconsistencies, and religious obsession are explored in detail. Because of small town politics and petty jealousy within the sheriff's department, critical mistakes were made. Fans of the true crime genre will be both challenged and baffled as they are led through this psychological maze. Brothers Silenced analyzes the twists and turns of how and why two innocent children were shot to death and left in the woods so close to their home.
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A murder deemed a suicide. These two boys I believe did not kill themselves which is what most will know once they read this book. I hope one day justice will be served and that whoever is responsible for these deaths has not committed any other murders in the meantime. Read full review