Stereoless in Seattle: Why I Tried to Unionize Car Stereo Installers and Failed takes a light-hearted look at the car stereo industry through the eyes of someone who lived it for the better part of 25 years.
In the early morning hours of May 2, 1990, my stepfather, Rich Duncan, checked out of the Motel 6 in Moses Lake, Washington, and traveled over the North Cascades Highway en route to his home in Duvall, Washington. He was supposed to be home by four o'clock that afternoon. Two days later, police discovered his abandoned car in the small town of Darrington, Washington. As my mother desperately struggled to get law enforcement to help find her husband, his killer set out to cover up his crime and evade detection.
"Jon Keehner Loves His Mom..."
On March 14, 2012 Don McNeely sat next to his wife of 27 years, Linda, as she lay sleeping. After contemplating her fate for over two hours, he pulled his Ruger Blackhawk .41 magnum and shot her in the chest, killing her instantly. As police raced to the scene he called his children seeking their forgiveness. He told police that his wife suffered from terminal brain cancer and over the course of the previous months, on numerous occasions she had begged him to shoot her.
"Wow. Just Wow."