the genesee river killer

The one and only letter Arthur Shawcross sent to me.


Arthur John Shawcross (June 6, 1945 – November 10, 2008) was an American serial killer, also known as the Genesee River Killer in Rochester, New York. He killed most of his 14 victims after being paroled early following a conviction in the manslaughter of two children, which led to criticism of the justice system. Michael H. Stone, professor of psychiatry atColumbia University and an authority on violent behavior, identified Shawcross as “one of the most egregious examples of the unwarranted release of a prisoner