Almost Eleven is the documentation of the January 7, 1965 abduction, rape and murder of ten year-old Brenda Sue Sayers in the small town of Brawley, California. Imperial Valley's biggest crime is detailed through volumes of official records and interviews with witnesses, relatives and investigators.Serial killer Robert Eugene Pennington not only murdered Sayers, but was a suspect in killing Dorothy Minor-Hindman in Fresno and possibly fifteen other innocent victims from coast to coast including one victim attributed to the Boston Strangler.Extensive research provides the reader with details of Pennington's life before and after his encounter with Brenda....
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About the Author
The author is a native of California and attended college at Imperial Valley College and San Diego State University. His initial entry into public service was as a police officer in 1969. Crowson subsequently held positions as a Parks and Recreation Director, City Manager, and General Manager of various cities and special districts. He is married with three grown children and two grandchildren. Although retired, Crowson continues to write about large crimes in small towns. Crowson and his wife, Linda, currently reside in Desert Hot Springs, California....
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Almost Eleven: The Murder of Brenda Sue Sayers based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
I know the sister of Brenda Sue Sayers so this book really hit me hard. It was very sad to see what happened to the family of Brenda Sue as well as Brenda. This man was sick and had no remorse for what he did to the people he killed. I was glad to see he got what he deserved. Good book with all the facts.
This is a fascinating, well researched look into the search for the killer of a small girl. I felt like I really got to know the people involved. I was so afraid the killer would get away with the murder.