After the seventeenth plunge of the kitchen knife, Danella Bletson was left to die on her kitchen floor. The murderer stepped over her body again and again, stealing her clothing, her coat, her jewelry.
Danella's accused killer is her son, 40-year-old Harrison Bletson.
Cooke interviews witnesses as the details unfold. The air hangs heavy with the weight of the evidence. The jury learns that on bad days, when Harrison Bletson is feeding his crack habit, his mother locked him out of her house.