A Rookie Prosecuter Unearths a Hidden Killer in Mark Pryor's AS SHE LAY SLEEPING
Sixteen-year-old Johnny Goudie awoke early one morning to find his beautiful and vivacious mother, Natalie Antonetti, beaten and bloody. Unable to speak, Natalie could not tell her son who had attacked her.
She staggered trancelike around their home with Johnny by her side, leaving bloody handprints on the walls. Slipping into a coma,she died at a nearby hospital. All the leads eventually went nowhere, leaving Natalie's killer free.
In AS SHE LAY SLEEPING: A Shadowy Figure, a Brutal Murder, an Anonymous Tip. Will Justice Prevail? (New Horizon Press, January 2013), prosecutor and author Mark Pryor tells the riveting inside story of Natalie Antonetti's gruesome death.
A rookie prosecutor who had never before handled a murder case, Pryor embarked on a long quest to achieve justice for Natalie and her family. With never-before-published evidence and an exclusiveinside look at Natalie's family and friends as well as those suspected of murdering her, this shocking tale reveals the twists and turns of mounting evidence and Pryor's intense courtroom battle to prove finally the killer guilty.