By Michael Newton
—Inside the brain of 1 of the nation’s so much feared thrill killers—
“Silent Rage” is the surprising actual historical past of serial killer Carroll Edward “Eddie” Cole. Raised through an abusive mom and susceptible father, Cole entire his first homicide earlier than he used to be ten years outdated. He went directly to homicide not less than 14 girls. Sexual assaults, necrophilia, and cannibalization peppered his wanderings.
Backed by means of 32 weeks of specific interviews with Cole and years of exhaustive study, Michael Newton paints probably the most chilling precise photos of the improvement of a sociopathic character ever made to be had to the general public. Newton strains Cole’s ugly profession throughout 4 many years, till Cole’s execution by way of the nation of Nevada.
They are legislation enforcement’s such a lot elusive prey. extra harmful than hitmen, gang assassins, and crowd snipers, the “recreational killer” is nearly very unlikely to trap. identifying their sufferers at random, drifting from city to city, their brutal crimes go away a smoking path of bloodshed around the nation—and lots of them are by no means apprehended until eventually they choose to flip themselves in. This yr, 3,500 “thrill killings” will pass unsolved. Cole’s tale is a searing lesson within the horror of crimes like this—and the terrifying lack of ability of our society to avoid them.