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By Gera-Lind Kolanik, Wayne Klatt

On the evening of April 7, 1990, newlyweds Nancy and Richard Langert have been brutally shot within the basement in their suburban Chicago domestic. there have been no leads. not anything used to be stolen. the single clue was once an illegible message Nancy left in the back of, written in her personal blood. It used to be a criminal offense that stunned the neighborhood and baffled the FBI and 7 neighborhood police departments. They explored each prospect — from IRA assassinations to Mafia hit. however it used to be a tricky Illinois policewoman who may tune down the killer, exposing a horror that used to be shockingly with regards to domestic. Veteran Chicago reporters Gera-Lind Kolarik and Wayne Klatt current a chilling research into this precise tale of homicide, compulsion and tragedy.

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Although Richard looked like a natural for the gridiron, he preferred baseball. He played on the Illinois High School championship team at Brother Rice High School. From there he went to Lewis University but disappointed his family by dropping out. Although bright enough to earn a degree like his brothers, Richard preferred socializing with his Chicago friends. He seldom did without his weekly golfing, and Nancy could match him in an aggressive game of tennis. When the family held a combination engagement and Christmas party the previous December, Lee raised a glass to the pair and thanked Nancy for giving him the son he never had.

In life as in their tennis matches, Richard enjoyed the way she stood up to him. They were not the only people living beyond their means in the quaint suburb. ” Something else was troubling Nancy. Out of guilt, she confided to friends that she felt so alone when Richard was away that she was drawn to a salesman where she worked. They had a couple of drinks, but the salesman didn’t want to sleep with a married woman. Nancy became more involved in community theater, but she found herself spending some time with one of the other actors, another salesman.

She returned to her parents’ home on Indian Hill Road and sought openings in Chicago law offices. She was hired by the Loop firm of Mayer Platt and Brown. All this time, her divorce proceedings continued unresolved because Dr. Clarizio was holding onto a journal that she had kept from one of her visits to Europe and Ireland. Jeanne never revealed why the journal was so important to her. Winnetka was just another place to sleep for Jeanne, but Nancy loved its friendly boutiques. She and Richard were still having trouble comprehending the relationship between spending and available funds.

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