A teenage hitchhiker is picked up by a violent rapist in Northern California in 1978. The attack upon her would horrify the public and Lawrence Singleton would serve as a terrifying warning about accepting rides from strangers.
Mary Vincent soon after her attack by Larry Singleton.
Mary Vincent testifies at Singleton's murder trial in 1998.
Several resources were used in the research for this episode including:
Paul Dean, The Los Angeles Times, "Mary Vincent Speaks Out: 'He Destroyed Everything About Me'," Feb 25, 1997.
People v. Singleton, Court of Appeals Decision, Fourth District, Div I, California, Nov 20, 1980.
Jacqui Morice Crawford, I Survived, Mary/Brooke/Sharene (2009).