Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Anyone She Wanted: The Sexual Offense of Debra Lafave


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  • "Records Detail Teacher Sex Case," Dec. 3, 2004.

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"Lafave Case Timeline,", March 21, 2006.

Lafave, Owen. Gorgeous Disaster: The Tragic Story of Debra Lafave, Phoenix Books, 2006.

LaRue, Jan. "When Beauty is the Beast," May 16, 2006.

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