A Turbulent Mind, and a Crime That Shocked New York

Measures to keep the violently mentally ill from hurting others are about to be put to the test by the man they were designed to stop

Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Photo: Arty Pomerantz/New York Post Archives via Getty Images

By John J. Lennon and Bill Keller


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