Pasadena pediatrician Kevin Paul Anderson was admired and trusted by his wife and patients, and looked up to as a mentor by many of his associates. Handsome, athletic, and established, he was also a magnet for women. Deepti Gupta, a thirty-three-year-old fellow doctor, was the kind of conquest Anderson sought: pretty, anxious to do well, and eager to please. It wasn't long before they began having an affair... But the affair soon ended when Deepti told her mentor that she was pregnant with his child. threatened with exposure as a sexual harasser and his career and marriage at risk, Anderson took his lover on a romantic rendezvous in the San Gabriel Mountains. under the stars, Anderson strangled Deepti with his necktie, doused her body and car with gasoline, and shoved both over a steep cliff to make it look like an accident. But was it an outburst of unexpected rage, as Anderson later claimed, or was it premeditated murder? Or was it something more mysterious still?La Riviere wondered whether it was the driver of the Toyota returning to the scene of the crime. He decided to turn off his light, just in case. ... La Riviere made it back up to the top of the hill, where he was met by two Forest Service firefighters, Tony Martinez and Doug Bennick. ... How hea#39;d then chased the Toyota 4Runner toward Palmdale, and how it had run off the road, where, La Riviere explainedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Death of a Doctor|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2007-04-01|