Wicked Takes The Witness Stand: A Tale Of Murder And Twisted Deceit In Northern Michigan
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN REGIONAL

Wicked Takes The Witness Stand: A Tale Of Murder And Twisted Deceit In Northern Michigan

  • Publish Date: 2014-11-17
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Mardi Link

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On a bitterly cold afternoon in December 1986, a Michigan State trooper found the frozen body of Jerry Tobias in the bed of his pickup truck. The 31-year-old oil field worker and small-time drug dealer was curled up on his side on the trucks bare metal, pressed against the tailgate, clad only in jeans, a checkered shirt, and cowboy boots. Inside the cab of the truck was a fresh package of expensive steaks from a local butcher shopthe first lead in a case that would be quickly lost in a thicket of bungled forensics, shady prosecution, and a psychopathic star witness out for revenge.

Award-winning author Mardi Links third book of Michigan true crime,Wicked Takes the Witness Stand, unravels this mysterious and still unsolved case that sucked state police and local officials into a morass of perjury and cover-up and ultimately led to the separate conviction and imprisonment of five innocent men. This unbelievable story will leave the reader shocked and aching for justice.

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