Silence haunts Natasha McShane’s case, what was behind this savage attack?


It would be easy, he thought. He decided to hit them with a baseball bat. Then he would be able to buy what he wanted.

So he decided to do it. He told Cruz it wouldn’t take long. By the time she had listened to one song on the radio he returned with the purses. Simple as that.

When McShane’s mother Sheila talks about her daughter she sometimes slips into the past tense now. It’s because there’s such a terrible gulf between who Natasha was and what’s been done to her.

In the middle of that gulf stands Heriberto Verimontes. On either side of him is silence.