Dead And Buried: A Shocking Account of Rape, Torture, and Murder on the California Coast
The Face Of Death
On the night of November 12, 1998, in San Luis Obispo, California, attractive blonde college student Rachel Newhouse was walking home alone when suddenly a stranger appeared in front of her. His visage was a skull-face: a grotesque Halloween mask. Beating her unconscious with his fists, the attacker threw her into his pick-up truck, took her to his seclu...more
Long after Rex Krebs was taken i ...more
Even the portion of the book that dealt with the court trials was very interesting and usually I t ...more
This book is a good book to put you through the thinking process of what is to be done with rapists? Can they be reformed? Can the tools available to modern psychologists and psychiatrists make them into productive members of society? Will they step up their game if they are released, becoming murderers? Then what debt do we owe those victims? Good ending to this book in terms of you having to decide what is a just sentence. Do you question your belief in the death penalty? Then ...more
The author spends a lot of time relating Krebs' childhood, which I didn't mind, but he paid little attention to the victims. And there were several chapters that were beyond plodding; they were essentially court transcripts with a ...more
For once in a trial, justice has been served. The only thing I can say for monster Krebs, is at least he almost told the truth when asked, and ultimately accepted he would die by the justice system.
Although he had two too many chances with the justice system prior to the last two heinous crimes, he does get what he deserves., however, I would have given it 5 stars if there would have been a final chapter on after the trial, and what he felt, and thought, it was definitely a g ...more
this guy obviously showed signs for years and years that no one caught-and
having no real family support system he didn't have much of a chance at getting
help-like so many other serial killers that have come to light. Interesting book. I'd give
it a four outta five stars- maybe five.