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Lawrence Singleton: The Mad Chopper Who Was Released From Prison and Became a Murderer

True crime author Fred Rosen recounts how a hatchet-wielding maniac nearly got away with murder.

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  • Mary Vincent holds up her newly fitted prosthetic arms in triumph.

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Read more about how Lawrence Singleton slipped through the cracks of the justice system—and went on to murder—in Fred Rosen’s true crime book The Mad Chopper.