The Bone Garden: The Sacramento Boardinghouse Murders

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ibooks, Incorporated, 2004 - True Crime - 338 pages
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Dorothea Puente was that rarest of murderers: a female serial killer. On a fall day in l988, police in Sacramento, California began digging up the backyard of a quaint Victorial boardinghouse run by Puente. Before the weekend was over, the police had unearthed seven badly decomposed bodies. This shocking story of murder for profit was written by William Wood, the Deputy D.A. who had earlier prosecuted Puente for drugging and robbing elderly people.

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Author William P. Wood successfully prosecuted Dorothea Montalvo Puente, a serial killer, for lesser crimes years before the murders occurred. In his book, Mr. Woods openly second guesses himself and ... Read full review

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Wood is a former deputy district attorney.

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