By Jan Brennan
...on the island of Aruba caught the media's attention and through a series of strange circumstances became a most perplexing tale, characterized by numerous twists, strange situations and unusual characters. We observed on nightly cable news broadcasts as the last three people seen with her told a lie about where they left her; and they persisted in that lie for
ten days after she had been seen leaving with them from a popular Aruban night club. We heard and watched as the missing girl's parents and step parents tried to take the investigation into their own hands and heard them publicly and repeatedly accuse those three of heinous crimes, in spite of no evidence other than the circumstance of that initial lie. We saw an altered recording broadcast on national television, which changed a denial into an admission and now is the subject an ongoing lawsuit against the Dr. Phil show. And like the saying goes..."that's not the half of it."
After three years of speculation, unsubstantiated accusations and perhaps tunnel vision by case observers, law enforcement and the victim's family, we are left with the reality that, while there was very suspicious behavior, there still is, "No Evidence of a Crime." This can be said even in spite of recent events, which do give one pause for concern.
This book attempts to compile this very strange set of circumstances into a coherent accounting of what is known about this case.
This book is a work in progress, all chapters are changed, modified, improved and updated almost daily. There are already over 2000 pages so it seemed time to at least offer on line what has been gathered and written to date. It is meant to be a compilation of all the news, separate from the message board way of reading about the case. Jan