A paper mill worker was found dead in a paper vat. Two and a half years later 6 men were arrested. If you listened to the news at the time, this case was a slam dunk. As time went on, many issues surfaced. The state’s case had major holes. Witnesses recanted, corruption was uncovered, and one of the convicted was exonerated. This is the story of the Monfils 6.
Susan Daniels Smith was working with FBI agent Mark Putnam and became enchanted with him. After she confronted him about being pregnant with his child, she disappeared. The case did not have many leads and was only solved when local authorities pressured the FBI to investigate her disappearance.
Richard Marc Evonitz kidnapped, raped, and killed three young girls in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He blended well into society and preyed on girls in plain sight, but was not immediately suspected. He moved to South Carolina and met his match when abducted a 15-year-old girl. This is part 2 of a 2 part case.