The Woman Who Was Bludgeoned By a Claw Hammer—And Survived

David Gerard believed his criminal past was behind him, and thought his girlfriend, Frankie Cochran, was dead. He was wrong on both accounts.


Read on for an excerpt from Blood Frenzy, Robert Scott's true crime book about David Gerard's multiple rage killings.




Blood Frenzy

By Robert Scott

  • David Gerard nearly killed Frankie Cochran (left) with a hammer taken from a tool shed (right) in 1999.

    Photo Credit: Kensington Books

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