'I Don't Want to Die'
At this juncture, new evidence suggested that neither Aubrey Otgaar, the owner of Sizzlers, nor any of the masseurs involved in the attack were the targets of a possible hit. Instead, two former Sizzlers masseurs, one of whom was run off by Otgaar for using drugs, had been the subjects of a fervent search by four white men in an older-model BMW in the days before the massacre. Their street names were Stephen and Maroewaan, and the men were looking for them in numerous gay massage parlors. After they left Sizzlers, Stephen and Maroewaan apparently moved up to
The police managed to find Stephen and questioned him for several hours. Maroewaan phoned the
Despite this disappointment, police still had much hope that fingerprints might be recovered from a roll of duct tape found at the murder scene. It was placed in a cabinet and fumed with cyanoacrylate (or superglue).
Police officers and crime scene tape guarded the house, but a growing sea of flowers was placed along the fence of
By Tuesday, January 22, Gregory Berghaus condition had deteriorated. He was on life support and his prognosis was poor. On Friday night he died.