By Jana Bommersbach
If background is correct, she was once sentenced to die yet ""cheated the gallows"" through appearing insane. She spent approximately forty years in Arizona's insane asylum-flummoxing officers through escaping six occasions.
If historical past is true, she in simple terms received her freedom at age 66-after serving extra time than the other convicted assassin within the heritage of the nation--because Arizona used to be eventually uninterested in punishing her.
But if background is inaccurate, Winnie Ruth Judd's lifestyles was once squandered in a terrible miscarriage of justice.
Award-winning journalist Jana Bommersbach reinvestigates the twisted, extraordinary homicide case that has captivated the country for many years. She not just uncovers facts lengthy hidden, yet will get Winnie Ruth Judd to wreck her life-long silence and at last converse.
In telling the tale of this American crime legend, Bommersbach additionally tells the tale of Phoenix, Arizona-a backwater city that will turn into a big American city-and the tale of a distinct second in American background packed with social taboos.
But so much of all, she tells the tale of a girl with the braveness to survive.