But I Trusted You: Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 14
Comprised of shocking and spin-chilling true crime cases, the main one being the murder of 45-year-old Chuck Leonard. Chuck was a teacher and counsellor at a school, but also a playboy, not an easy mix. He lived luxuriously, which was all built on lies. Chuck was in New Orleans when he met Teresa. She was a pretty, big-breasted, blonde, and he thought she was wealthy. She found him handsome and believed that hewas wealthy. They were both wrong, both of them living on pretence. They didn't discover that until they were married. She was disappointed to learn she had to find a job. Teresa soon gave birth to their daughter, Morgan, and they both adored her. Neither was faithful, however. Teresa met a very wealthy man in Hawaii. He was married, but his wife was in L.A. with their adopted son to seek medical help for the boy. Teresa's lover saw many other women, too. In the meantime, Chuck was having an affair with a young Teacher's Aid at his school. The marriage broke down and Teresa moved out. Chuck was worried that Teresa would take Morgan to Hawaii and he would never get to see her.
Teresa was worried that Chuck would fight her for custody and she would lose out with her wealthy lover. She figured he had to die. At the end of January, 2003, just after dawn neighbours found Chuck's naked body lying on his icy front walk--just short of the front gate. He had been shot, but by whom?