Such a Good Boy: How a Pampered Son's Greed Led to Murder: Summary

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Such A Good Boy: How A Pampered Son's Greed Led to Murder: Summary

18 year old Darren Huenemann of Saanich, British Columbia seemed to be a model student, friend, son and grandson. His mother Sharon called him the
"perfect gentleman", as did most of the community around him. When his grandmother Doris made out her will in 1989, she made it so her daughter Sharon would receive half of her $4 million dollar estate, and Darren the other half.
At the same time Sharon updated her will to include Darren as the beneficiary of her estate. If they ever came to harm and died, he would be a very rich young man. In the fall of 1989, Darren Huenemann decided that he wanted to be that very rich young man now. The book, Such A Good Boy: How A
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He began to speak of ruling small countries, and reveled his murderous plans to his girlfriend, Amanda Cousins. She did not tell anyone about the plot, for she feared that Darren would kill her as well. After a botched attempt two weeks before, Derik and David entered the house of Doris Leatherbarrow on October 5th, 1990, stating they were Darren's friends stopping by. Sharon put two more helpings of dinner into the microwave.
Derik and David then struck the two with their concealed crowbars, and used kitchen knives to slit their throats. They overturned furniture and emptied drawers in an attempt to make it look like a botched break and enter. Darren and
Amanda picked them up after their ferry ride, and Darren drove his friends home, then returned to his house to "wait for his mother's return". The police had other suspects, such as business associates, but Darren had the motive of greed and so they asked around in his circle of friends, including Lords, Muir and Cousins. Darren hired lawyers for the three youths, which fueled the suspicions. Then, after a period of questioning, the police made a move. They moved on David Muir, finding inconsistencies in his stories.
David cracked; he gave a full confession. However, this was not admissible evidence, but it confirmed the fears of the investigators that Darren had brutal planned the whole thing. They then went to Amanda, who also gave her

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