From the Author
After my daughter died I didn't know what to do and my mind was cluttered with to much information and details. I sat down and started to write everything down in detail to help ease my mind. As the days, months and years past, I would look back on my notes and realized I had a story to tell. I want to give others hope, to let others know that there is a chance for justice and its OK to openly grieve as a man and as a father. The justice system is not what I thought it was, it is complicated and it takes time. It will also take a toll on your mind and body. This book will put you in the courtroom and you will experience the heartache I have gone through and will continue to go through for the rest of my life.
From the Back Cover
Danielle is born into a large family; she is the youngest of seven children. At sixteen she is active, has many friends and has plans for college. December 31st, 2006, she spends the night across town at a friends house but it goes horrible wrong. On the morning of January 1st, 2007 her parents get the heartbreaking news that Danielle died at the hands of others. The parents now struggle to bury their youngest daughter, having never experienced this type of tragedy to this magnitude; they must fight through the grief and disbelief that their youngest daughter had died. A grief stricken father wants answers. Arrests are forthcoming. How could this have happened? Why did she have to die? Why didn't those around her get her the medical help that she needed? Will this nightmare ever end? After close to two years of court dates and a lengthy trial, a family torn must now move on.