Rodger Kriger answers the doorbell at his Palm Beach home one night in 1976, and is hit by a fatal shotgun blast. An ambitious prosecutor despises hoodlum Mitt Hecher, and gets him indicted. At Hecher’s trial, fellow jail inmates testify that he confessed. He is convicted and sentenced to the brutal Raiford prison. As numerous appeals for a new trial fail, his wife contracts a deadly disease. Investigators pursue many scenarios. Was Hecher innocent, and if so, who did it? Those are the questions seeking answers in this mystery tale of redemption, one that explores issues of justice and power. In the thin guise of fiction, it contains shocking new information, never before made public, about who the killer was and who was behind the assassination.
Murder in Palm Beach: The Homicide That Never Died
by Bob Brink