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Subject: Looking for a certain book
Date Posted: 12/14/2010 1:13 AM ET
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Can someone tell me the name of the book about the murder of Jennifer Cave? I think she was a college student in Texas if I'm remembering correctly.

Date Posted: 12/14/2010 11:36 AM ET
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A Decent into Hell By Casey.  I read the book but I don't remember if I liked it or not.

Date Posted: 12/14/2010 6:15 PM ET
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I read it I have to say it wasnt to bad. I sent my copy off some time ago.

Date Posted: 12/15/2010 9:34 PM ET
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"Descent" was a very good book!  I swapped my copy months ago.

Date Posted: 12/17/2010 1:14 PM ET
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This Saturday, on 48 Hours:

In the summer of 2005, University of Texas student Laura Hall found herself caught up in a gruesome murder case when the mutilated body of a young woman named Jennifer Cave was discovered in her boyfriend's bathtub.

Within days of the murder, authorities captured Laura and boyfriend Colton Pitonyak in Mexico. She claimed that she went to Mexico against her will, but police believed Laura was helping Colton escape. Jennifer's body had been stabbed dozens of times and dismembered.

At his trial, Colton stunned everyone when he testified that it was, in fact, Laura who dismembered her.

A jury found Laura Hall guilty of tampering with the body and hindering Colton Pitonyak's apprehension, sentencing her to 5 years in prison. In February 2009, she was unexpectedly released when a court ruled that her sentencing hearing was unfair. After serving just 17 months, Laura went home while prosecutors fought to put her back in prison.

With her conviction still standing, Laura Hall was about to risk it all in a legal gamble that could put her back behind bars for even longer, or permanently set her free.

Correspondent Maureen Maher updates the case on "48 Hours Mystery 

Date Posted: 12/21/2010 11:52 AM ET
Member Since: 5/30/2008
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I love anything by Kathryn Casey.

Date Posted: 12/24/2010 6:48 PM ET
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I watched that when it was on .I do not believe Laura Hall was innocent she was a willing co conspiriter.People who murder somebody should refrain from having there pictures taken smiling and looking like tourist or posting on facebook .