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By Patricia Springer
On March 26 1999, in Saginaw, Texas, 6-year-old Opal Jennings used to be fiddling with different youngsters in her grandmother's facet backyard while a black motor vehicle drove up. a guy received out and snatched Opal, whisking her away in his motor vehicle. all of it occurred in a flash, prior to her horrified grandparents may well react. neighborhood legislation enforcement and the FBI equipped a tremendous seek through the Dallas-Fort worthy sector, whereas Opal's picture used to be largely circulated in newspapers and on tv. A probation officer famous that on March 27 - at some point after Opal's kidnapping - in general slovenly intercourse criminal Richard Lee "Ricky" Franks, 30, had minimize his lengthy hair and was once clean-shaven and smartly dressed. Why had he without notice wiped clean up his act? Franks, who'd been convicted of molesting his brother's 8-year-old daughter, admitted to sexually abusing one other younger female family member. He confessed to having had Opal in his vehicle, yet claimed he'd purely been giving her a experience and permit her pass unhurt. His first trial resulted in a hung jury, yet in the end, in September 2000, a moment jury could make certain Franks' guilt within the disappearance of Opal Jennings. but it wouldn't be till December 2003 that evidence of her destiny will be came across.
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That was a shocking way for Bret to describe Benoit in an interview conducted on June 26, 2007, the day after the grappler from Edmonton had been found dead in his home outside of Atlanta, along with the bodies of his wife, Nancy, and his seven-year-old son, Daniel. Police were saying that Benoit, forty, also known to the world as The Canadian Crippler and The Rabid Wolverine, had killed them over the weekend, strangling them before ending his own life by hanging himself on a weight pulley in his home gym.
And he did so without any gimmicks or an obnoxious show-biz persona. He was a role model to the men in the locker room and a hero to fans around the world. When people laughed at wrestling, dismissing it as idiotic fakery, when they turned up their nose at it for its descent into sleaziness, Benoit’s was a name everybody could point to as an example of what was still good in the game. In and out of the ring, Benoit brought a sense of dignity and respectability to a business considered vulgar by most.
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And Never See Her Again (Pinnacle True Crime) by Patricia Springer